Topic: Documentary

from the series: Disorder
Photo Essay

Disorder: Indonesia’s Mental Health Facilities by Andrea Star Reese

On the advent of a presentation at Perpignan of her latest project, Disorder, Andrea Star Reese writes for LightBox about her long-term documentary work in Indonesian mental facilities.

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© Bert Stern
Out There

RIP Bert Stern: The Original ‘Mad Man’

Bert Stern, known for his groundbreaking photographs from advertising’s Golden Age and his iconic portraits of Marilyn Monroe, died Tuesday at the age of 83 at his home in New York. In tribute and memoriam, LightBox presents our feature with Stern from earlier this spring, including an interview with the original ‘Mad Man’ about his inspirations and passions.

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©Alfred Wertheimer
Out There

Elvis in the Beginning: Photographs by Alfred Wertheimer

No photographer would ever get as close to Elvis as Alfred Wertheimer. His intimate photographs of the young, rising star reveal a carefree and innocent time before he became a cultural icon. On the publication of Taschen’s new book, Elvis and the Birth of Rock and Roll, TIME met with Wertheimer to reminisce about the days and nights he spent with the rocker on the cusp of unfathomable fame.

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Rafael Fabrés
Photo Essay

Pacifying the Favelas of Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is bustling in preparation for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics. Photographer Rafael Fabrés documented how Rio’s police force has radically shifted its fight against violence and drug trafficking in the city’s favelas.

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Lucia Herrero
In Progress

The Strange World of Basque Sports

LightBox presents Spanish photographer Lucia Herrero’s look into the odd world of Herri Kirolak, the rural sports of the Basques.

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Image: Zimbabwe’s first high-density suburb, Mbare, lies south of the capital city, Harare
Photo Essay

Under Mugabe: Robin Hammond Records the Suffering of Zimbabwe

Living on a grant from the Carmignac Foundation, Robin Hammond’s work records the brutality and struggle of life in Zimbabwe under Mugabe.

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Alma
Photo Essay

Alma: A Tale of Guatemala’s Violence

LightBox presents an exclusive look at an interactive, narrative documentary about gang violence in Guatemala told through the story of Alma, a young former gang member.

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Sebastian Liste—Reportage by Getty Images
Photo Essay

The Abandoned Chocolate Factory by Sebastian Liste

Sebastian Liste is the first recipient of the City of Perpignan Rémi Ochlik Award—granted for his compelling long-term documentary about a community living in an abandoned factory in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil.

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Donna Ferrato
Out There

I Am Unbeatable: Donna Ferrato’s Commitment to Abused Women

Donna Ferrato has documented domestic violence and its effects for more than 30 years. Over the past five years, she has refined her topic matter, focusing specifically on women who have left their abusers in a series called I Am Unbeatable.

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Mike Sinclair
Profile

Public Assembly: The Photographs of Mike Sinclair

For this week’s issue, we combed countless archives in search of the perfect photograph to accompany a history of the American Dream, the subject of the cover story by Jon Meacham. In the end, we turned to photographer Mike Sinclair, who’s been rigorously documenting America’s heartland near his home in Kansas City, Mo.

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