Topic: documentary photography

Angelica Dass
Out There

Nine Brazilian Photographers You Need to Follow

The most exciting contemporary Brazilian photography takes possession of the clashes of culture, ethnicity and philosophies that make up the country.

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Elio Sorci—Camera Press/Redux
Photo Essay

Why Paparazzi Are Good for Us

While occasionally distasteful, the work of the paparazzi is nevertheless a time-honored and, arguably, an essential part of our moral and ethical development as a society.

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Mike Osborne
Out There

America Dreaming: Mike Osborne’s Desert Landscapes

At first glance, Mike Osborne’s book, Floating Island (Daylight Books, June 2014), appears to unearth life in the American desert. But its true focus might be what the desert unearths about America.

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Artist, Andres Serrano's photographic installation, Residents of New York, at the West 4th Street subway  station in New York City.
Out There

Homeless in New York: A Public Art Project Goes Underground

Photographer Andres Serrano takes to the streets and takes over a New York City subway station with his confrontational portraits of the homeless.

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Brothers Vinny and David stand together as the sky darkens before a summer storm.
In Progress

The Intersection of Love and Loss: Confronting Youth Incarceration

Photographer Isadora Kosofsky followed one family for over two years, documenting the impact the vast and complicated juvenile justice system has on individuals and their families.

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Inge Morath, Danube Revisited
Out There

Danube Revisited: Nine Photographers Retrace Inge Morath’s Legendary Journey

For decades, photographer Inge Morath (1923-2002) chronicled the people and the ever-changing landscape along the Danube River. Now, nine photographers will retrace her steps in ‘Danube Revisited,’ a tribute to and a broadening of her monumental project.

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Lashkar Gah, Helmand, Afghanistan. In Boost Hospital in the provincial capital, a young girl who suffered burns to over 50% of her body lies in an observation room after an accident with an oil lamp at home. Boost Hospital is administered by Medicines Sans Frontiers. MSF provides all the equipment and pharmaceuticals as well as staff, including 18 ex-pat medical and admin staff. And these guys work HARD. Andrew Quilty / Oculi. 18.2.2014
Follow Friday

#LightBoxFF: Andrew Quilty on Learning to Love Instagram

After years of staunch resistance, Occuli photographer Andrew Quilty has embraced Instagram as a powerful tool for photojournalists and documentary photographers around the world.

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China, Scott Conarroe, Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival
Out There

China by Rail: Scott Conarroe Documents an Epic Public Works Project

Canadian photographer Scott Conarroe explores the space between massive public projects and everyday human existence in photographs that have charted North American railways and coastlines, and now the construction of China’s ultra-futuristic transit system.

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Whoosh Shazam Chicapah!
Photo Essay

Living in a Real Life Faerieland

LightBox presents photographs documenting the rural gay experience at Faerieland, a colorful, communal sanctuary from a hostile world and a safe space to explore the complex relationships between spirituality, identity and sexuality.

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Koto Bolofo
Photo Essay

Robben Island: Nelson Mandela’s Prison Home

Koto Bolofo’s photographic study of the Robben Island prison that once held Nelson Mandela.

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