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A Guide to the City of Beirut
‘In Beirut, a well reveals layer upon layer, generation after generation, of ruins.’
The Atlantic Wall
This chain of Nazi fortifications stretching from the Norwegian Arctic to France’s western frontier with Spain is one of Europe’s least acknowledged monuments.
‘I saw cuts, burns, broken limbs, heart attacks, and then, what's inside the human body.’
In Pursuit of Guzmán
‘They called him Presidente Gonzalo, but his name was Abimael Guzmán. I had come to Lima to find Guzmán, although I knew I wouldn't succeed.’
‘My father was up early. Everything was in place: his books in their bag; each prayer and reading marked; his shoes shined, his shirt and collar, his cassock and cope pressed.’
The East Anglians
For nearly a decade, Justin Partyka has been photographing rural lives in East Anglia.
Onboard the US Coast Guard Cutter Dallas
Photographs from onboard the US Coast Guard Cutter Dallas.
Martin Rowson explores historical London through four very different maps.
The making of a Granta cover
Granta’s artistic director Michael Salu describes how the new issue’s cover (Granta 111: Going Back) came into being.
The Contents of Pockets
‘Time in its passing casts off particles of itself in the form of images, documents, relics, junk.‘
‘Photographing these people I came to realize that their lives are dominated by fear: fear of old galleries falling, of dynamite, of the spirits trapped in the mine, of tuberculosis, of the disappearance of veta (the wolfram seam), of the future.’
Still Lifes from a Vanishing City
‘An insight into how we might live in a city that was built by an unsustainable system, and how those ‘less-than-fortunate’ people have made their lives out of what others have left behind.’
Darcy Padilla's ‘Julie’ is not only a devastating portrait of a woman enduring the horrors of poverty and addiction but also a legacy of a relationship between subject and photographer that spanned decades.