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A Garden of Illuminating Existence
‘Witnessing her death, I understand the meaning of love.’
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.
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.’
En Route to The Promised Land
Ken Light revisits the photos he took of immigrants crossing the border between Mexico and the US in the 1980s.
‘These photographs capture that fatal boredom in the face of this slow-motion catastrophe.’
‘The images of the Romanian revolution – I had seen it on television in Berlin – were still vivid in my mind.’
In the Andes
Sergio Larrain’s photographs of the Andes for Granta 36: Vargas Llosa for President.
Mothers, Daughters, Sons
Markéta Luskačová’s photographs of women and children for Granta 37: The Family.
Of Bankers and Soldiers
Alex Kayser’s photographs of Swiss bankers and soldiers for Granta 35: The Unbearable Peace.
‘Museums are not solely concerned with objects and our collective past, but also with ideas; notions of what the world is, or should be.’
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.’
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.’
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.’
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.
Antonin Kratochvil’s photographs of sideshow performers for Granta 39: The Body.
Spring Break at Daytona Beach
Mary Ellen Mark’s photographs of spring break at Daytona Beach in Granta 39: The Body.
The Best of Young British Novelists
Nadav Kander's stunning portraits of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists 2013.
The Emily Dickinson Series
The Emily Dickinson Series is a collection of collages by Janet Malcolm that appear in Granta 126: do you remember.
The Mississippi Delta
‘In the last three years I have driven along some of the smaller, less-travelled roads of the Mississippi Delta.’
Birte Kaufmann examines the everyday, parallel world of Irish travellers.