Far removed from the patriotic flag-waving that lays claim to the country, rene matić’s love letter to their Black, Brown and queer community offers an alternative vision of britishness. defiant and sincere, its very existence makes it an incidental voice of protest
Deana Lawson’s new monograph collects 15 years of images that engage and challenge the picturing of Black life
In her new monograph, she coaxes new narratives by juxtaposing family pictures, collage, photojournalism and portraits of celebrities, and shapes a constellation of images that celebrate the community’s beauty and multiplicity
Carla Liesching critically examines South Africa’s colonial past and the imagery and mythology of the ‘world of whiteness’
The photographer’s new book, Good Hope, draws on archival imagery and text to build a layered and fragmented narrative
The pioneering photographer, curator, writer and activist live in conversation with BJP
Jeffers’ radiant images take his past as their points of inspiration — portraits of childhood and adolescence permeated by his experiences of that time
Out of nearly 1000 submissions, the winners for this years Paris Photo/Aperture Foundation Photobook Awards, established in 2012 to celebrate the photobook’s contribution to the narrative of photography, have been announced at Paris Photo.
The Photobook of the Year award went to Laia Abril, for part one of her long-term project, A History of Misogyny, Chapter One: On Abortion (Dewi Lewis). The project is not about the experience of abortion itself, but about the repercussions for women who do not have access to legal, safe or free abortions, forcing them to consider dangerous alternatives that cause physical and mental harm.
“I believe that the great strength photography has, and in particular documentary photography, is content. So much of what is published today, seems to me to be content less. I hope my photography illuminates and resonates with viewers and tells how British society was. And, of my more recent work, of how society is,” says Homer Sykes. he has been photographing British society for five decades, including major social and political events, such as The Battle of Lewisham. Now, some of his work is set to be featured in a Burberry show this month.
In January 2014, Nigeria’s president, Goodluck Jonathan, signed a new law that allows his courts…