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Children’s Section, Gradinari House
‘Gradinari House is thirty kilometres from Bucharest. One hundred and fifteen children live here.’
Christmas in Bavaria
‘Bergtesgaden was, for some time, the home town of both Adolf Hitler and Dieter Eckhardt, the father of national socialism.’
Crime in the City
Andrew Savulich’s photographs of crime in New York City for Granta 46: Crime.
Dance of Order
‘I am exploring how the Korean War lives and breathes in contemporary Korean society.’ Photographs from Korea by Noh Suntag.
‘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.’
These prints from Gunnar Smoliansky's Diary consolidated his position as a major photographer.
‘Die Hel is a remote valley in the Swartburg Mountains of the south-western Cape.’
‘The moment I see these portraits, my first thought is: Let’s make it for suitable for the twenty-first century.’
‘There is of course an absurdity to these censored images since their overt, bold and graphic nature only draws attention to the very sites that are meant to be hidden.’
‘I saw cuts, burns, broken limbs, heart attacks, and then, what's inside the human body.’
Eye For An Eye: A Chronicle of Northern Ireland (Part One)
‘Belfast. There was a sound of glass breaking all over the city and a roar. Nine bomb blasts went off simultaneously in Belfast and five other cities: Newry on the border; Armargh; Londonderry; Portadown, the industrial city; and Lisburn, the Protestant northern enclave.’
‘The photograph we are left with and the memory of that time do not progress along the same time axes.’
‘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.’
‘From this, I developed the idea of the kingfisher’s search for a nest taking place over the course of a day, and this day being a microcosm of her world and a greater search for home and for meaning.’
Halle by Day
‘Partly as a result of emissions from these plants, but more particularly because brown coal is burnt in private houses, Halle has the highest level of air pollution in Germany.’
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.
‘These photographs capture that fatal boredom in the face of this slow-motion catastrophe.’
Cortis & Sonderegger make the premise that there is truth left in photography more doubtful than ever before.
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.’
‘The images of the Romanian revolution – I had seen it on television in Berlin – were still vivid in my mind.’