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The latest news on exhibits, books, and innovative uses of images shaping our visual culture.

Supporting Photographers, Moving Walls

Image: Inside the interrogation room

On Wednesday, the Open Society Foundations will mark their 20th group exhibition of "Moving Walls" — a project reflecting the group's support for long-term documentary photography.

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Lieko Shiga—Courtesy Galerie Priska Pasquer, Cologne
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Dreamscapes: The Fantastical Photographs of Lieko Shiga

The striking pictures in Japanese artist Lieko Shiga’s series, Canary — currently on display at the Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam FOAM — reference the powerful metaphor of a canary in a coal mine.

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Luigi Ghirri’s Kodachromes Revisited

Jeffrey Ladd writes for LightBox about a recently re-released edition of Luigi Ghirri’s 1978 book, ‘Kodachrome’.

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2013 Infinity Awards at ICP: Video Profiles of the Winners

Last night, the International Center of Photography held its annual awards gala in New York City, announcing the 2013 recipients of the Center’s Infinity Awards. LightBox is proud to present short films of each winner, produced for ICP by MediaStorm.

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The Guide: May 2013 Edition

TIME’s guide to the best books, exhibitions and ways to experience photography beyond the web in May 2013.

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Front Row Seat: Eric Draper on George W. Bush

Eric Draper’s official White House photographs, chronicled in a new book, capture the president in action against the implicitly powerful backdrop of the West Wing or Air Force One. They also bring the titan back down to earth, showing the man behind the podium as a regular guy who likes to play with dogs and goof around.

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2013 Overseas Press Club Winners Announced

Since 1948, the Overseas Press Club of America has recognized photojournalists for exceptional photographic reportage. Fabio Bucciarelli, Samuel James, Bernat Armangue and Oded Balilty were recognized as the winners of this year’s OPC prizes.

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Through Story, a Look into Iran: Newsha Tavakolian’s Portraiture

Iranian photographer Newsha Tavakolian is a strong mentor to a new crop of Iranian photographers. ‘Look’, a show of her work at the Thomas Erben Gallery in New York, is a picture of a declining Iranian middle-class.

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Women Unveiled: Marc Garanger’s Contested Portraits of 1960s Algeria

Marc Garanger’s portraits of Algerian women in 1960s regroupment villages are strong reminders of the power of the photograph as historical record.

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Revisiting Memory and Preserving Legacy: Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros

Nearly two years ago, photographers Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros were killed in Misrata, Libya. A new documentary on Hetherington’s life, produced by friend Sebastian Junger, premieres on HBO April 18, 2013. Here, photographer Peter van Agtmael reflects on the memory of his colleagues and the legacy of their lives.

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