Thomas Kern is a Yugoslavian photographer. His photo essay ‘Pictures of the War’ appeared in Granta 44.
‘Trees, mostly the older and weaker ones, were toppled by the wind, dragging neighbouring trees down, just like someone contaminated by the virus would contaminate another.’
‘While waiting for his faecal transplant, my husband wasn’t as fun as he used to be.’
‘Many of the life vests were useless fakes, nylon shells that the human traffickers had stuffed with bubble wrap, boxboard, sawdust or rags.’
‘Wars, national disasters and pandemics do not cause social disintegration – they reveal it, and deepen it.’ Vesna Maric on the difference between wars and viruses.
Photographs of the Rhône Glacier by Simon Norfolk and Klaus Thymann, with an introduction by Francis Hodgson.
Three months this man’s been off the farm – go back now, back to diesel,...
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