Maja Daniels on documenting individuals with Altzheimer’s in a French medical center

Reading Time: 5 minutes This World Alzheimer’s Day, Maja Daniels reflects on her behalf desire to capture a realistic and tender depiction of aging and memory loss A good elderly man stands straight in front of a blue door, clad in a…

Yoppy Pieter documents Indonesian trans women as they navigate the pandemic

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Jakarta-based visual storyteller captures hope and resilience in the trans community at a time of great suffering In March 2020, when Indonesia implemented coronavirus restrictions across the country, photographer Yoppy Pieter stumbled across an Instagram posting describing…

For the Record: Stephan Gladieu on documenting the citizens of North Korea

Reading Time: 4 minutes Currently on show at L’ensemble des Rencontres d’Arles, Gladieu’s special portraits – shot under rigorous constraints by North Korean officials – offer a carefully curated window into one of the world’s most deceptive countries Standing before their exhibition,…

Jesse Levene on documenting the aftermath of the London riots

Reading Time: four minutes Ten years on, the sheer power and scale associated with 2011’s riots remain frightening. But David Levene taken a counter-narrative to the “seductive” side of the chaos, taking photos of the aftermath and clean-up Communicated via the now…

For the record: Blake Wood upon photographing beloved icon and close friend Amy Winehouse

Reading Time: 4 minutes Over the tenth anniversary of Amy Winehouse’s tragic death, Blake Wood remembers the moments he or she spent with the artist within Camden and St Lucia, and his desire to capture the girl as a person, not a…

A photographer navigates the loss of a loved one through his images

Reading Time: 4 mins In Farewell Maria , Andres Cardona asks how does a family survive grief during a pandemic? Maria Zinia Vargas was a chatty woman. An 89-year-old living in Puerto Vasto, an isolated town in the south of Colombia, the…

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…