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Sabine

Jacob Aue Sobol & Joanna Kavenna

‘A series of extraordinary portraits of the Arctic wilderness and the intimacies of love.’

Before They Began to Shrink

Nic Dunlop

‘The numbers killed at Aughrim that day will never be known.’

The Hand’s Breadth Murders: Out-takes

Gus Palmer

‘You could look all over the world without finding traditions that have lasted as long as the ones here.’

My Last Day at Seventeen: Portraits from Russell Heights

Doug DuBois

Doug DuBois captures life at Russell Heights, a housing estate ‘of uncertain vintage that sits on Spy Hill above Cork harbour’.

The Travellers

Birte Kaufmann

Birte Kaufmann examines the everyday, parallel world of Irish travellers.

Our Day Will Come: Loyalist, Republican

Stephen Dock

Stephen Dock explores a divided Belfast and reflects on the economic hardship that affects both side.

Icons

Cortis & Sonderegger

Cortis & Sonderegger make the premise that there is truth left in photography more doubtful than ever before.

Kobane: The Aftermath

Lorenzo Meloni & Claire Messud

‘If black is the colour of the Islamic State, then grey is the colour of destruction.’

Gaza, Mode D’Emploi

Eduardo Soteras Jalil

Eduardo Soteras Jalil photographs Gaza’s residents.

Nature Morte

Helge Skodvin & Audrey Niffenegger

‘The ghost in the machine is gone for good.’

The Hand’s Breadth Murders

Adam Nicolson & Gus Palmer

‘It is what happens in a place where revenge is the only justice.’

About the Cover

Stanley Donwood

‘I took myself off to the woods, the fragments of the great forests that once spread over our continent.’

An (almost) perfect day

Anne De Gelas

‘I think of the self-portrait as a mirror of all the violence that befalls us.’

Too Hard to Keep

Jason Lazarus & Ariana Reines

‘There are days I can’t even remember the things I want to know.’

Will They Sing Like Raindrops or Leave Me Thirsty

Max Pinckers & Sonia Faleiro

‘The idea of romantic love for young people is a constructed one.’

Traces II

Ian Teh

Ian Teh’s photographs of post-industrial landscapes in China.

Observatoires

Noémie Goudal

In her series Observatoires, Noémie Goudal places stairs, pyramids and domes in natural, isolated, timeless spaces.

Another Way of Seeing

Gauri Gill & Rajesh Vangad

A fresh look at an Indian village.

Download Errors

Nandan Ghiya

‘The moment I see these portraits, my first thought is: Let’s make it for suitable for the twenty-first century.’

Annawadi

Katherine Boo

In 2007 Katherine Boo travelled to Annawadi – a slum built on Mumbai Airport land – to document the lives of the families living there.

Red Space: Promoting a Socialist Destiny

Justin Jampol

Space posters were ‘visually stunning representations of the promises of the Soviet state’.

Data Recovery

Diego Collado

‘The viewer has to pour their own unconscious into interpreting these images, make them their own, allow themselves to be encouraged by the existence of a void.’

Miracles

Francisco Goldman

The violence the retablos depict, the calamities of fate, weather, accidents or of illness, move us because they distil so powerfully what we already know all too well.

The Atlantic Wall

Ianthe Ruthven

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.

Casta

Nicola Lo Calzo

An investigation of how historical racial factors shape memory, heritage and political and interpersonal relations in Louisiana and Mississippi.

Mitakuye Oyasin

Aaron Huey

‘Today the Oglala Lakota live in the shadow of Wounded Knee on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.’

Rainbow

Taisuke Koyama & Ivan Vartanian

‘I now see Melting Rainbows as a self-referential project to parse the universe which we inhabit.’

Primal Mountain

Yuji Hamada

‘In March 2011, the Great East Japan Earthquake occurred.’

Out of Ark

Yumiko Utsu

‘How long has it been since Noah and his passengers set off in their vessel?’

From Site

Daisuke Yokota

‘The photograph we are left with and the memory of that time do not progress along the same time axes.’

Paradise Lost

Yuri Kozyrev & Nathan Thornburgh

‘‘Abkhaz democracy reminds me a lot of America,’ an Abkhaz journalist tells me over coffee. ‘It’s a democracy of heavily armed people.’’

The Emily Dickinson Series

Janet Malcolm

The Emily Dickinson Series is a collection of collages by Janet Malcolm that appear in Granta 126: do you remember.

Zone of Absolute Discomfort

Justin Jin

‘The icy hinterland is wretched to live in, but just hospitable enough to allow for the extraction of billions of tons of resources trapped beneath the ground.’

A Sparrow Fallen

Dave Heath

‘a sparrow fallen; / blackness of pain shimmering / hard in soft white light’

Tour Guide

Archive of Modern Conflict & Phil Klay

‘We record the reality we’re supposed to have, and then go back later and tell ourselves that it was the reality we experienced.’