Theater of Cruelty

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The girl who looked in the mirror of the world

PHOTO/BOOK: The importance of being human in the Anthropocene has never been more decisive for an understanding of how humans will survive in the future. Photographer Gauri Gill: “I have followed the agricultural cycle, migration, Food for Work programs, nomadic journeys, epidemics, cerebral malaria, tuberculosis, overcrowded hospitals – and death from snakebites, from accidents, from being burned alive for providing an inadequate dowry – and births, marriages, child marriages or moneylenders."

The capitalist world of images

PHOTO: Is it possible that anti-capitalist expressions are reduced to insignificant gestures and instead become symbols of the immediate consumption of social media?

"See me as I am"

PHOTO: How are blacks presented? A portrait photograph is far from neutral, neither guilty nor innocent – but with varying degrees of sharpness, vulnerability and complexity.

What I'm talking about when I talk about pictures

PHOTO: I took the gaze of anthropology into the camera lens, it became my optics. The experience of several years in San Francisco, or the experience of having a little brother with schizophrenia – what does that mean for the pictures?

Virtual walks

PHOTO: The corona crisis has created new virtual galleries for photography. MODERN TIMES has visited several of them.

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.

A tool that is over 150 years old

Photo Phnom Penh in Cambodia has made its mark in the photo festival landscape in Southeast Asia since its inception nine years ago. The festival is free and brings the art to the public space.

Stories from a shaky welfare state

Something is rotten in the welfare state of Denmark – yes, in all the Nordic countries, says the photo agency Moment Agency.

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, it is the relationship between man, nature and culture that is interpreted in the many works of art, visual artist Marte Aas tells Ny Tid. 

Rune Eraker: Tell the world about us

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

Some are more invisible than others

Werker Collective has collected 365 photographs of the work that is not seen, and which takes place in the home – own or others.