Julia Fullerton-Batten’s surreal portraits catch the longing of lockdown

Reading Time: four minutes With a new Kickstarter campaign underway, the British photographer is set to turn her acclaimed motion picture series, Looking Out From Within , into a photobook. Ahead of her photobook masterclass in partnership with Academy 1854 , she…

Documenting a gender-confirming journey

Reading through Time: 2 mins Fin Serck-Hanssen’s tender portrait of his friend seeing that she undergoes half a decade of gender-confirming surgeries is currently published as a photobook, Hedda These days, services for gender-confirming treatment in Oslo, Norway, remain slow, convoluted ,…

Showing on the complexities of a father-daughter relationship

Reading Time: 3 minutes In her latest publication, Justine Kurland’s intimate black-and-white photographs sit down alongside her late father’s still life paintings. The meditation on “psychic energy dynamics, ” as she describes it Life is messy. The problematic coexists with the visionary.…

Brea Souders challenges what we expect a photograph to be

Reading Time: 3 minutes In her debut monograph, Souders has with the elasticity of picture taking to conjure vibrant new energy in a medium usually restrained by tradition “There is always absence. We have gaps in our understanding and perception. That lack…

One particular sister becomes another’s day job

Reading Time: three or more minutes Liv Liberg was 10 years old when the lady began photographing her young sister. The activity became a 15-year collaboration: a compelling series of images that reflect the sisters’ ever-evolving relationship The bond between sisters, no…

Honest Portraits: In Search of Representational Proper rights

Reading Time: 6 minutes A new publication explores issues surrounding the portrayal of incarcerated individuals in the United States’ justice program “Prisons systematically dehumanise the imprisoned, ” writes Hatty Nestor in her new book Ethical Portraits – Looking for Representational Justice .…

Rahim Fortune and Mahmoud ‘Mo’ Mfinanga discuss Fortune’s most recent photobook, I can’t endure to see you cry

Reading Time: 7 moments Their conversation explores the publication’s multilayered meanings plus significance, and the lack of diversity – among its nuances – in the photography business at large For the artist, Rahim Fortune , an Oklahoma native who splits his time…

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…

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…