Explore art photography
For the visual essay in Granta112: Pakistan, we collaborated with Green Cardamom – an organisation which focuses on international contemporary art viewed from an Indian Ocean perspective. With their help, we selected fourteen prominent figures from the contemporary art scene in Pakistan, and reproduced their work in the magazine.
Pakistani truck art
‘Truck artists transform village rickshaws, city buses and commercial trucks into a procession of moving colour.’
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.
‘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.’
Book Piracy in Peru
Claudia Alva’s photographs of an investigation of book piracy in Peru.
‘Chicago was the first large American city I visited after I came to the United States from my home country, Chile.’
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.’
‘It was an isolated incident, and there had been no official or unofficial communication about it.’
Onboard the US Coast Guard Cutter Dallas
Photographs from onboard the US Coast Guard Cutter Dallas.
Can Cambodia recover from its past?
These photographs accompany Elena Lesley’s dispatch from Anlong Veng, Cambodia.
Mordros: The Sound of the Sea
Kurt Jackson is an environmentalist, ecologist and one of Britain’s leading artists.
The East Anglians
For nearly a decade, Justin Partyka has been photographing rural lives in East Anglia.
For Granta 102, Paul Farley and Niall Griffiths returned to Netherley, on Liverpool’s north-eastern rim and the fringes of rural Lancashire, and to what remains of the housing estate where they grew up.
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.’
Photography: The Paris Intifada
Nick Danziger’s photographs of the troubled Paris suburb of Bagneux.
A selection of photographs from the Arctic archipelago Svarlbard.
In the Milk Factory
'In October 2002 I travelled to the Russian Republic of Ingushetia to see how the people who had fled were faring.'
‘Sierra Leone is a small country on the coast of West Africa of roughly the same size and population as Scotland: 28,000 square miles, about five million people’.
Martin Rowson explores historical London through four very different maps.