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Haunted Houses

Laura Maw

‘Ghost stories, then, are not always characterised by fear. Sometimes, they are stories of belief, comfort, faith.’

Laura Maw on the photography of Corinne May Botz.

The Making of Acting Class

Nick Drnaso

Nick Drnaso on the making of his new graphic novel Acting Class, in this exclusive mini-documentary.

Poppy Promises

Thomas Duffield

Thomas Duffield photographs his father.

Baghdadland

Aline Deschamps & Rattawut Lapcharoensap

‘The photographs do not feel like a documentary record of kids in theme parks so much as a startling lyric glimpse of some inner vision that they all might be having of one.’

Rattawut Lapcharoensap introduces the photography of Aline Deschamps.

Kafka’s Drawings

Franz Kafka & Andreas Kilcher

Previously unpublished drawings by Franz Kafka, author of The Trial and The Castle.

Port-au-Prince by Night

Phalonne Pierre Louis

A photoessay by Phalonne Pierre Louis.

The Right to Intimacy

Raphaela Rosella & Nicole R. Fleetwood

‘Rosella and her co-creators curate an archive of pain, of endurance, of love and belonging, of alienation and disconnection.’

Nicole R. Fleetwood introduces the photography of Raphaela Rosella.

Hölzung

Muhammad Salah & Esther Kinsky

‘But what is an unencumbered gaze? And where does it begin to see?’

Esther Kinsky introduces a photoessay by Muhammad Salah.

Notes on Craft

Amy Bloom

‘Revision for me is relief. It is reassurance.’

Amy Bloom on the pleasures of revising.

Interview

Stephen Gill

Photographer Stephen Gill, whose photo-book Please Notify the Sun came out in 2021, speaks to Granta.

Leavers

Lewis Khan

A photoessay by Lewis Khan.

Our Stratford

The Herak Family & Damian Le Bas

‘The Roma understand that a home doesn’t need axles and wheels to be “Gypsy”, and we look for other signs.’

Damian Le Bas introduces photographs taken by the Herak family.

Graffiti Mobili

Jennifer Croft

‘The picture of a postcard is a geograft, a scion of a place thrust into the life of a resident of somewhere else.’

Jennifer Croft on graffiti and the history of the postcard.

16 Sheets from LOG

Roni Horn

Artwork from Roni Horn’s long-term project on Iceland.