The annual festival Photo Espaňa (PHE) is happening again, with this year’s exhibition programme concentrating on a wide variety of aspects that have never been off-topic but surely deserve renewed attention: female practitioners, adjusting the ‘canon’ with forgotten or less exposed talents, and concerns about the social and ecological environment. Before anything, though, it is…
Los Angeles-based artist Robert LeBlanc is a self-taught photographer with an aptitude for capturing non-traditional communities. In his latest project GLORYLAND, he continues to explore his fascination for the strange and unusual. For more than five years, LeBlanc documented a uniquely American subculture: one of the few remaining Holiness serpent-handling churches of West Virginia.
If infatuation could talk, Chinese photographer Ruizhe Hong has rendered its speech visible in So Close When You Look Away — a series of soft, intimate and sensual images that feel like love letters delivered inside a heart-sealed envelope.
Named after a game invented by her father, Spanish photographer Julieta Averbuj (b. 1986, Barcelona) introduces her first publication ‘El juego de la madalena’ — a book, that very much like a game, presents itself as an interactive riddle with a myriad of outcomes that are determined by the viewer.
British photographer Benjamin Hampson (b. 1988, North London) shares a poignant description of what it is like losing a person that is close to you in his self-published book ‘Nobody Home’, which documents the stages both during and after the passing of his father, who had been diagnosed with prostate cancer and Parkinson’s Disease.
Les Rochers Fauves is the title of a photography book by Clement Chapillon which can be literally translated into "wild rocks". The book is a collection of Chapillon’s multiple visits to the Greek island of Amorgos in the past 20 years. Belonging to the group of Cyclades, Amorgos is considered to have a “brutal beauty”…