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‘Every time I remember that moment, I can’t help but cry. I was only twenty-one years old.’
A photoessay by Noriko Hayashi.
‘This series showcases a more intimate kind of human absence.’ Nam Le introduces the photographs of Bruno Fert.
‘It’s perhaps a truism that acts of devotion both make and unmake the devotional object.’ Daisy Lafarge introduces the photographs of Nicola Lo Calzo.
Drawings of Monsters
‘When I was 4 or 5 I sent the Queen of England drawings of monsters.’
‘It’s a shadow-world: strangely familiar, all the same.’ Daisy Hildyard introduces Mattieu Gafsou’s photoessay on transhumanism.
Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness
‘Zanele Muholi is a photographer, often described as one of the most powerful visual activists of our time, and a long-time advocate for their black LGBTQ+ community.’
From the editor’s desk
A selection of correspondence with authors during the early years of the magazine.
‘This unsettling imagery points to a dereliction of civic duty.’ Max Houghton introduces photographs by Diana Matar.
Nostalgia in Blue
‘To step inside Viviana Peretti’s camera obscura is to witness the very process by which memory is made.’
Hungerwinter and Liberation
Jan Vegter’s remarkable visual and written record of the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands, translated from the Dutch by Theo de Feyter.
En Route to The Promised Land
Ken Light revisits the photos he took of immigrants crossing the border between Mexico and the US in the 1980s.
‘The people I met once I reached Bamiyan were not victims.’ Janine di Giovanni introduces Monika Bulaj’s photographs.