Females Street Photographers: A new anthology shines a light on women’s remarkable contribution to a male-dominated art

Reading Time: 3 minutes Photo: Untitled , Adjara, Georgia, 2014 © Natela Grigalashvil To coincide with Woman in Focus 2021 , Gulnara Samoilova – certainly one of last year’s judges – discusses her latest photobook, compiling the work of hundred women street…

Glowing a light on the energy: Derrick Ofosu Boateng and his like of Ghana

Reading Time: 2 minutes “ I want to make use of my work to put art on the educational map” “Accra is a welcoming place, ” clarifies Derrick Ofosu Boateng. “The streets are busy, however the mood is peaceful. People are kind…

Kristin Bedford documents the split tradition of Los Angeles’ lowrider car culture

Reading through Time: 2 moments The LA-based photographer bears witness to the glitz and glamour of Mexican American lowrider culture, as well as its intimacy, communality, and history “Lowriding can be who I am… Much more me whole, ” says Tina Martinez…

Industry Insights with Le Book: Nadav Kander remembers his tentative first steps in photography

Reading Time: four minutes Arriving in London through South Africa at age 21, the leading British artist recalls hard early steps finding operate photography “Take a look at this, ” Nadav Kander says. He fetches a hardback from the shelves that range…

Odette England draws an uncanny parallel between the objectification associated with dairy cows and women

Reading Time: 4 minutes After discovering an old manual in her parents’ house, the Australian-British photographer began to consider the visual and literal language used in the particular farming industry “So a lot of my art-making practice, and myself as a person,…

Behind the Cover: David Vintiner on shooting Louis Theroux for The Guardian Weekend

Reading Time: 4 minutes Rocking a brown natural leather Gucci suit, it would seem that Theroux stole the hearts of every demographic in the country. David Vintiner unpacks the process behind the shoot Donald Vintiner has been following Louis Theroux’s career since…

“America is at a breaking steer right now and everybody looks it”: Garrett Grove’s crumbling Washington

Reading Time: 5 minutes For MPB ’s Shoot the Sequel: Following & Now America getting in collaboration with 1854, Garrett Grove documents circumstances fraught with tensions One tree stump stands small , slotted in between a line of gravestones in a cemetery.…

For the Record: Ed Jonkler demonstrates on the Syrian civil battle

Reading Time: four minutes Posing as a Kurdish man complete with a Syrian passport, inside 2016, Jonkler travelled through the deserts of Syria in order to camps of Calais, recording the plight of refugees. Here, Jonkler reflects on his work, and the…

Having fun with Perception: Anastasia Samoylova’s interpretation of Florida’s “Forgotten Coast”

Reading Time: five minutes Russian photographer Anastasia Samoylova was selected earlier this year to produce a new body of work for MPB in cooperation with 1854 for the Shoot the Sequel: Then & Right now America campaign. The resulting images form the…

The continuing future of art spaces: How have photographers innovated?

Reading Time: 4 minutes With perspectives from Juan Brenner, Charlotte Schmitz, Harley Weir and Josué Rivas, we explore how the last year has changed the way photographers approach their practice It has been a tough year pertaining to artists. Across the globe,…