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An Escape from Kampala
‘‘Be brave,’ she said, ‘pull yourself together. What you are about to see is worse than you ever imagined.’ She asked if I knew what Winston Churchill had called Uganda. He had called it the pearl of Africa.’
Can Cambodia recover from its past?
These photographs accompany Elena Lesley’s dispatch from Anlong Veng, Cambodia.
The Mississippi Delta
‘In the last three years I have driven along some of the smaller, less-travelled roads of the Mississippi Delta.’
Pictures from the War
‘Kern’s achievement is to have captured this despair, and the confusion of ordinary people forced to live and love and die in the middle of a battlefield.’
The Best of Young British Novelists
Nadav Kander's stunning portraits of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists 2013.
‘The images of the Romanian revolution – I had seen it on television in Berlin – were still vivid in my mind.’
Pilgrims in Ireland
‘The bareness of this land was beyond anything I had imagined, but in the faces of these men, in their postures, their prayers, there was something that felt very familiar to me.’
A Garden of Illuminating Existence
‘Witnessing her death, I understand the meaning of love.’
Preparing for war in Iraq
‘Playing the game instantly bestows honour upon the players, with the possibility of new recruits for the American forces in Iraq.’
Chicago’s South Side 1946–1948
‘Miller’s images collected in Chicago’s South Side reflect the enormous variety of human experiences and emotions that occurred at a unique time and place in the American landscape.’
Artist Steffi Klenz recaptures portraits based on photographs of travellers, explorers and seamen who were lost in open waters, and whose bodies were never recovered.