South African identity

PHOTO: South African photographer Santu Mofokeng recently died at the age of 63. His image essays from the time during and after apartheid, however, live on.

The neglected and aging

PHOTO - GRAN CANARIA: The purpose of the book Getaway has been to investigate the Westerner when he or she "enjoys, dreams, escapes and recovers".
Ingrid Eggen, Knegang 5. 2017, Archival pigment print, 80 × 65 cm. © the artist.

A desire for materiality

PHOTOGRAPH: Can a photo hit us? Or can it show limitations imposed on the individual by familial and societal expectations?
Photographer Fred Baldwin's Autobiography

To tell something important about others

PHOTOGRAPHY : World renowned photographer Fred Baldwin has published his memoirs at the age of 90. Is this a peculiar insight into a person who, through everything and everyone he meets, first and foremost sees himself?
PHOTO: Lene Marie Fossen

Skinless exposure

RAW POWER: shameless uses Lene Marie Fossen's own tortured body as a canvas for grief, pain and longing in her series of self portraits - relevant both in the documentary self Portrait and in the Gatekeeper exhibition, both of which premiered January 17.

Blind doña Maria sees a borderless landscape

BOOK: The book Doña Maria und Ihre Träume offers an exceptional journey through Venezuela's rugged and mysterious desert landscape with a touch of magical realism.

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 the Italian photographer Letizia Battaglia during the Berlinale 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.