Our final books roundup of 2023 takes us from Belgium to Lahore to Berlin and beyond, with entries from Jason Koxvold, Keisha Scarville and Tami Aftab
Photography’s rules are made to be broken. Having become frustrated with the medium’s conventions, five artists discuss how sculpture, activism and X-rays keep photography alive in their work. Next up is Gareth Phillips
The current president of Magnum Photos reflects on her life, work, and the state of photojournalism today
Marc Vallée’s self-published zine takes us into an East End student house, featuring queer fashion, pop culture, and newfound freedoms
The Magnum photographer talks to Ravi Ghosh about reissuing The Shipping Forecast, his seminal book navigating the British Isles’ 31 sea areas
Alexandra Rose Howland’s photobook illuminates the everyday lives of Iraqi civilians, punctuated by fear, loss and violence
Consumerism and imperialism have long been explored and visualised in photography. Indeed, images themselves are a commodity that perpetuate the cycle. But with the dawn of the internet and new technologies, the heightened awareness of the climate crisis, intersectional thought and need for decolonisation, photography’s relationship to capitalism is being reexamined.
“There are always smaller stories,” says Snell, whose surreal and restless portraiture is rooted in street photography. To coincide with Portrait of Humanity 2022, Snell – who was one of the single image winners in 2020 – discusses his practice.
To coincide with Portrait of Humanity 2022, the Magnum photographer – who won the award in 2019 – discusses her upcoming photobook, Hafiz: Guardians of the Qu’ran
One of two OpenWalls Arles 2021 series winners currently on show at Galerie Huit Arles, Some Kind of Heavenly Fire is resonant of an 80s sci-fi blockbuster