Topic: europe

Richard Gilligan, DIY Skateparks
In Progress

DIY Skateparks: A Global Architecture of Rebellion

Richard Gilligan traveled around Europe and the United States photographing these self-built skate spots for a new book by Prestel called DIY / Underground Skateparks

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Photo Essay

Rare Color Photographs from the Trenches of World War I

On Veterans Day, LightBox presents rare, vibrant color autochromes documenting the soldiers and battles of the First World War.

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Ian Willms
Photo Essay

Why We Walk: Following in the Mennonites’ Footsteps

Tracing the footsteps of his Mennonite ancestors across Europe, photographer Ian Willms sought the remnants and ghosts of their lives — and of their suffering.

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Jon Tonks—Reportage by Getty Images
Out There

Forgotten Spaces: Jon Tonks’ Search for Empire

British Photographer Jon Tonks has traveled more than 50,000 miles, requiring more than 20 flights and three-plus weeks at sea, to document the last vestiges of the British Empire.

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Carl de Keyzer—Magnum
Out There

European Coastlines, ‘Moments Before The Flood’

Carl de Keyzer’s new book examines European coastlines facing the threat of rising sea levels that would submerge entire countries.

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Mila Teshaieva—Laif
In Progress

‘Promising Waters’ and Doubtful Futures Along the Caspian Sea

Mila Teshaieva’s ‘Promising Waters’ collection explores economic realities in three Caspian Sea states. This week, she returns to the region to continue the project.

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Lightbox February 13, 2012
Closeup

Pictures of the Week: February 10 – February 17

From freezing conditions across Europe and riots in Greece to New York City’s Westminster Dog Show and Sumo wrestling in India, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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© Bertien van Manen, Courtesy of the Artist and the Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York
Out There

Bertien van Manen: Let’s Sit Down Before We Go

The thread that links much of the Dutch photographer Bertien van Manen’s work is her portrayal of the seemingly small, undramatic moments of everyday life. Her latest book is named after the habit of having Russians sit for a moment before a long journey to think about where they will be going and why.

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