Reading Time: 3 minutes 1854 FastTrack seeks out the industry’s brightest unsigned talent to promote them in the commercial sphere. From celebrating queer African identity to documenting the punters of of pigeon racing, we unpack the practices of three more of this year’s winners
Reading Time: 2 minutes Through the lenses of over 50 different photographers, New Queer Photography traverses a heady mix of identities, experiences, dynamics and aesthetics to counter “one-dimensional” perceptions of queerness
Reading Time: 3 minutes Born on the Caribbean island of Curaçao, a former Dutch colony, Dustin Thierry moved to…
Reading Time: < 1 minute The pioneering photographer, curator, writer and activist live in conversation with BJP
Reading Time: 10 minutes Growing up in the febrile atmosphere of manliness following Six-Day War, the Israeli photographer never felt he quite fitted in. Until he joined the IDF, embraced his sexuality and went to art college
Reading Time: 4 minutes “I’m reclaiming my blackness, which I feel is continuously performed by the privileged other,” says South African photographer Zanele Muholi. Born in 1972 in Umlazi, a township close to Durban, Muholi defines herself as a visual activist using photography to articulate contemporary identity politics. In her latest series, Somnyama Ngonyama: Hail the Dark Lioness, she uses her body to confront the politics of race and representation, questioning the way the black body is shown and perceived.
Reading Time: 4 minutes “The Tiergarten is Berlin’s oldest urban public park and is kind of a cross between…