Not so recent - October 12, 2011 US Army collecting and processing biometrics on the border with Pakistan ©Joel van Houdt
Short film about Simon Norfolk’s Burke+Norfolk.
“But when I watched the short documentary film, I was struck by his words, and his willingness to put his politics where his photographers were. He spoke with surprising honesty not just about what he thought of the work being produced by embedded photographers, but also about the entire war and its objectives. This is very rare to hear when it comes to working photojournalists. Most professionals prefer to hide their personal politics and opinions behind vague statements about ‘bearing witness’ or ‘asking only questions, and not offering answers’ and other such obfuscations that hide their fear of being marginalized in the rather small, cliquish and deeply conservative editorial world that is photojournalism.”
- Asim Rafiqui writes about Norfolk and his project in a post called “Against Whispering” on his blog A Spinning Head.
Following Maja Daniels’ exhibition on the stairs at Labyrinth Photographic we invited Emma Bowkett, Photo Editor of the Financial Times Weekend Magazine, to interview Maja for The Stare Show.
Emma Bowkett: Let’s begin with Monette and Mady. You talk about seeing them first in the street…
SPECTRE // SPECTRUM
Conveyor Magazine Issue No. 5
Our sense of wonder and fear is most palpable when our visions are fleeting…
In the forthcoming issue of Conveyor, we will be searching for moments when the properties of a spectre, that which dissolves from our sight, and a…
Rima Massoud picks “snobar” from her garden in Rmeily, Lebanon.
On assignment for Brigitte magazine
Week 19 2013
FINDS by @harryphotowatts always perplexed me, but now I see it in print — in frangible newsprint no less — it makes sense. FINDS is images of stuff in its place briefly, and beautifully. Street trash doesn’t stick around like buildings or trees, but if someone with a camera does for long enough then there’s the glimmer of possibility that a fleeting moment of line and form can be recorded. Then shared.