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Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin

Photographs from the Belfast Exposed Archive, documenting the Troubles from the early 1970s.

High Noon

Green Cardamom

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

Islam Gull

‘Truck artists transform village rickshaws, city buses and commercial trucks into a procession of moving colour.’

West African Sketchbook

George Butler

George Butler’s sketches from a journey across west Africa.

The making of a Granta cover

Michael Salu

Granta’s artistic director Michael Salu describes how the new issue’s cover (Granta 111: Going Back) came into being.

Good Father

David J. Spear

‘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

Claudia Alva’s photographs of an investigation of book piracy in Peru.

The Projects

Camilo José Vergara

‘Chicago was the first large American city I visited after I came to the United States from my home country, Chile.’

Cambodia’s Quest for Peace

Elena Lesley & Joel Rozen

Photographs accompanying Elena Lesley’s dispatch from Cambodia.

Chicago’s South Side 1946–1948

Wayne Miller

‘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.’

Censored

Bruce Connew

‘It was an isolated incident, and there had been no official or unofficial communication about it.’

Onboard the US Coast Guard Cutter Dallas

Michael Peel

Photographs from onboard the US Coast Guard Cutter Dallas.

The Nuba

Jack Picone & John Ryle

‘They show people denied access to markets that they enjoyed before the war, people impoverished by the fight to preserve their culture and to assert control of their territory.’

The Separate World of Seaports

James Hamilton-Paterson & Alex Majoli

‘I am aged eight or nine, on a family outing by Thames water bus in London’.

Can Cambodia recover from its past?

Elena Lesley

These photographs accompany Elena Lesley’s dispatch from Anlong Veng, Cambodia.

Mordros: The Sound of the Sea

Kurt Jackson

Kurt Jackson is an environmentalist, ecologist and one of Britain’s leading artists.

The East Anglians

Justin Partyka

For nearly a decade, Justin Partyka has been photographing rural lives in East Anglia.

Netherley

Paul Farley

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

Seamus Murphy

‘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

Nick Danziger’s photographs of the troubled Paris suburb of Bagneux.

Photography: Svarlbard

Gautier Deblonde

A selection of photographs from the Arctic archipelago Svarlbard.

Congo

Guy Tillim

‘Visibility is everything.’

In the Milk Factory

Joe Sacco

'In October 2002 I travelled to the Russian Republic of Ingushetia to see how the people who had fled were faring.'

Sierra Leone

Teun Voeten

‘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’.

Literary London

Martin Rowson

Martin Rowson explores historical London through four very different maps.

The Lost Boys

Anna Pyasetskaya & Heidi Bradner

‘If a star began to fall it meant that a plane was preparing to bomb.’

Out of It

Donovan Wylie

‘Every one of them had similar stories of pain and loss’

Hazleton Public Schools, Pennsylvania

Judith Joy Ross & Liz Jobey

‘Growing up is learning how to take a stance, before the camera and before the world.’

The Trial

Gordon Burn & Tom Pilston

‘There are constants in the media landscape, the images that, even half-seen, alert us to another excitingly dire occurrence.’

A Mystery

Charles Jones

‘Charles Jones took beautiful photographs of vegetables, fruit and flowers.’