The explosive power of the snapshot

ABOUT THE PHOTO BOOK: An intense and multifaceted conversation in several layers about the photo book, which with its contextual premise heightens the snapshot.

A woman in the boys club

PHOTO: Inge Morath was one of the few female photographers of the 1950 who gained membership in the male-dominated Magnum Photos. In this illustrated biography we get to take part in her adventurous and unconventional life.

Moments into the suffering of others

DOCUMENTARY PHOTO: The opportunity is there now to see what professional documentary photographers are doing.

Chernobyl victims

NUCLEAR ACCIDENT: While scientists are arguing over whether Chernobyl is the cause of malformations and cancer, photographer Gerd Ludwig is working diligently to document the victims of the world's largest nuclear accident.

Camera women in the firing line

PHOTOGRAPH: A diverse selection of skilled war photographers is highlighted in oblivion in two new exhibitions at the Preus museum: War Time (1935 – 1950) and Lee Miller.

Nostalgic outsiders

Three female documentary photographers - Lisette Model, Diane Arbus and Nan Goldin - exhibit their contemporary photographs of the imperfections of marginalized and ordinary people.
Letizia battaglia

Mafia power

MODERN TIMES met Italian photographer Letizia Battaglia during the Berlin for a conversation about her photographic work and the Italian mafia today.

Realists Stanley Kubrick

He is a filmmaker who has meant a lot to many of us. In a world that is globalized and militarized, Kubrick is still relevant.
Eugene Richard's wife

The knot in the heart

Photographer Eugene Richards has documented fates in crack environments, at emergency rooms and mental hospitals for well over 50 years. What has driven him?

The fools in the streets of New York

Helen Levitt's exhibition shows how life in New York City's streets in the nineteenth century could be fun and fun - especially for the little ones.

Under Brooklyn bridge for #Metoo

Seven female photographers in a tough macho industry are commenting on the #Metoo debate by encouraging dialogue.

In the midst of the pitch-black darkness

Rune Eraker explores human vulnerability in his new photo book.

About those who become injured

Both Edward Burtynsky and Rune Eraker will create change through the photograph.

New look at own biography

No autumn without the Autumn Exhibition in Oslo. This year, the relationship between man, nature and culture is interpreted in the many works of art, visual artist Marte Aas tells MODERN TIMES.

Rune Eraker: Tell the world about us

Nobel Peace Center, Oslo, 14. September 15. January 2019

Adrian Bugge: Intervention

Gallery BOA, City Hall Street 19, 16. August-9. September.

The importance of photography

Does photo art have the potential to change society and politics?

Photography for change

Dorothea Lange and Vanessa Winship's joint exhibition in London show political photography from two very different eras - how much is still the same.

Burning banalities

Christina Hagen makes a sharp stance on political correctness - but the confusion of style expressions clashes with criticism.

Intimate portrait of an iconic photographer

The name Robert Mapplethorpe probably gets most people thinking about New York's bohemian life of the 1970 century, controversies and his homoerotic BDSM photographs that upset the public.

The aspiring street photographer

Chinese Fan In photographs capture the lives, dreams and hard work of individuals in an expanding metropolis.

Photo book - an expanding language

The photo book fills a void that the digital viewing space cannot fill, and therefore becomes even more important for a generation flooded with images.

The living image as recognition

The use of photography and film for ethnographic purposes is nothing new. But vivid images are more than just entertainment and storytelling.

White trash

People look towards the lens, yet it is as if they would prefer to retreat and retreat to the courtyard, to the outfield, to the family, to the drug, to the church, to sleep.