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Milton Rogovin. Wendy Ewald. Fine Art Photography Daily. Exposición fotográfica. Del 21 al 27 de Abril: “Exposición IDAS Y VENIDAS” Imágenes de los almerienses que tuvieron que irse y de los que acaban de llegar.

Exposición fotográfica

Carpa del Puerto (Junto al edificio de la Autoridad Portuaria) Fotos de: Las Idas La Asociación Almeriense de Inmigrantes Retornados (ASADER) se mostró entusiasmada con la idea desde el primer momento. Las fotografías, tomadas y cedidas por los propios emigrantes almerienses, nos muestran la vida cotidiana de esos cientos de miles de paisanos que tuvieron que vivir a miles de kilómetros la experiencia que hoy viven otros tantos al lado de nuestras casas. Las Venidas Hace ahora medio año, el Foro Social de Almería abrió un espacio en Flickr llamado “Revelados de Almería“, en él invitábamos a utilizar la fotografía como “arma cargada de futuro”. Allí descubrimos las fotos de John Perivolaris un excelente fotógrafo y una persona comprometida con los que sufren la globalización de la sobreexplotación y la miseria. Maribel Martinez, es otra asidua de “Rebelados”. Aspect:Ratio Magazine of Photography. Coyas - Descendents of the Incas. Luis Martin started his photography career in 1970.

Coyas - Descendents of the Incas

Anthropology

Suzanne Ruta: Photographing Algeria. Slide Show: Otsuchi, Japan, Three Years After the Tsunami. Three years ago this week, Japan was ravaged by a 9.0 earthquake, the largest on record in the country’s history.

Slide Show: Otsuchi, Japan, Three Years After the Tsunami

The earthquake, centered under the seabed off Japan’s eastern coast, lasted for five minutes and launched a tsunami that was, in places, nearly thirty feet tall. The waves overtopped a seawall in Otsuchi, a small beach community near the northern tip of Honshu, Japan’s main island, flattening much of the town and causing its residents to seek refuge among the cemeteries in the nearby hills.

Some sixteen hundred of the more than fifteen thousand people who died in the earthquake and tsunami were residents of Otsuchi, about ten per cent of the town’s population. BEFORE THEY PASS AWAY. So it Goes. I was seventeen when I first came across the work of Bruce Davidson.

So it Goes

I had inherited my father’s weather-beaten Leica M6 and possessed all but a passing interest in photography. Documentary Photography in the Age of Anxiety: Fred Ritchin’s “Bending the Frame” We live in a period of anxiety, a time of deep uncertainty about the foundations and frameworks through which we make sense of life.

Documentary Photography in the Age of Anxiety: Fred Ritchin’s “Bending the Frame”

It may have always been like this, but various faiths and philosophies work to convince us that there are guideposts and touch points around which we can orient our purpose and values. The philosopher Richard J.

Cancer

The Casino as Lifeline. Discarded Books, Recovered Nostalgia. A Daughter's Search for an Invisible Presence. We recommend viewing this slide show in full-screen mode.

A Daughter's Search for an Invisible Presence

When Diana Markosian was 7, she would stand outside her strange new home in Southern California and look toward the sky as each airplane passed overhead, wondering if her father would be on that plane.

William E Jones

Documentary Photographer. Into The Fire Trailer. This is England. George Steinmetz's Aerial Photos of Deserts Around the World. Dorothea Lange. An exhibition of photographer Zoe Strauss in Philadelphia. By Clare Hurley 10 April 2012 Zoe Strauss: Ten Years—An exhibition of photographs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and The Billboard Project, January 14-April 22, 2012 American photographer Zoe Strauss (b. 1970) is an unusual figure in today’s art world.

An exhibition of photographer Zoe Strauss in Philadelphia

In 2001, she put 30 photographs of working class people up on the support columns under I-95—the elevated interstate highway that bisects her south Philadelphia neighborhood—for a one-afternoon exhibit. Strauss says the idea came to her before she even owned a camera, but from the outset she conceived of “I-95” as a 10-year endeavor to tell an “epic narrative about the beauty and struggle of everyday life.” My Africa Is interviews Photographer Hector Mediavilla / My Africa Is.

In the fall of 2012, we connected with Hector Mediavilla, a photographer from Spain, who caught our attention through his haunting images of the Grande Hotel in Beira Mozambique.

My Africa Is interviews Photographer Hector Mediavilla / My Africa Is

His pictures captured a once decadent hotel, turned neighborhood squat that had served as a home to its inhabitants since the Mozambican civil war. They told the stories of everyday life, small wins, and resourcefulness of individuals living in the hotels, which strayed from other angles that would usually accompany such a story. With his recent documentary on the Sapeurs of Congo Brazzaville for Guiness, we decided to reformat the video, and revisit Hector’s subjects. We reached out to Hector to hear about his experience shooting the Grande Hotel, and soon uncovered his work with the Sapeurs. Hector established his relationship with them while seeking to get to know the continent, from a different perspective than the western one he had become accustomed to.

Ageing

Photographs From Prisons in Russia and Ukraine. What does prison look like?

Photographs From Prisons in Russia and Ukraine

In her latest body of work, Sailboats and Swans, Israeli photographer Michal Chelbin challenges viewers to re-imagine the answer to this question. Working with her husband and co-producer, Oded Plotnizki, Chelbin spent three years photographing prisons in Ukraine and Russia from 2008 to 2010. The pair used a network of connections, built over the 10 years they have worked in the region, to gain incredibly rare access to these facilities.