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Photography

Photography in a climate time

Copenhagen Photo Festival: Photography can capture nature, document it, but also process nature. Showcase the being, the exotic, the vanishing in a special way.

Absorbed by the exterior

Gero Von Boehm: Helmut Newton – The Bad and the Beautiful

PHOTO: Photographer Helmut Newton's controversial cult status persists long after his death.

Japanese women's views on life, gender roles and society

Anne-Stine Johnsbråten (photo): Good Wife, Wise Mother

PHOTO: Japanese women struggle between traditional gender roles, an expectation of work effort and reproduction while maintaining the role of "good wife, wise mother".

South African identity

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

A desire for materiality

PHOTOGRAPHY: Can a photo hit us? Or can it show limitations imposed on the individual by family and societal expectations?

To tell something important about others

Fred Baldwin: Dear Mr. Picasso. An illustrated love affair with freedom

PHOTOGRAPHY:: The world-famous photographer Fred Baldwin has published his memoirs at the age of 90. Is this a strange insight into a human being who, through everything and everyone he meets, first and foremost sees himself?

Skinless exposure

Margreth Olin, Katja Høgset, Espen Wallin: self Portrait

anorexia: shameless uses Lene Marie Fossen's own tormented 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 exhibition Gatekeeper.

The photo model that would not be filmed

Beniamino Barrese: The Disappearance of My Mother

SKY LINSE LICE: The camera-dependent photo model now shuns her son's worn-in documentary filming, at the same time as she criticizes the image-driven model industry she has had as a livelihood.

Blind doña Maria sees a borderless landscape

Elisabetta Balasso: Doña Maria and your dreams. Photographer Horst Friedrichs

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

The explosive power of the snapshot

Maria Pasenau: Whit Kind Regrets

ABOUT THE PHOTO BOOK: An intense and ambiguous conversation in several layers about the photo book, which with its context premise elevates the snapshot.

A woman in the boys club

Linda Gordon: Inge Morath: An Illustrated Biography

PHOTO: Inge Morath was one of the few female photographers of the 1950s who became a member of 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

Rune Eraker, Laara Matsen, Espen Rasmussen: Norwegian Journal of Photography

DOCUMENTARY PHOTO: The opportunity is now to see what professional documentary photographers do.

Beauty in the ruins

Boris B. Bertram: Photographer of War

THE WAR REPORTER: Jan Grarup's work as a photographer has brought him to conflict zones and disasters around the world – from Darfur to Haiti. He juggles life on the front lines of family life.

Genocide in seductive colors

Patrick Brown: No Place on Earth

GENOCIDE: Exceptional photo book provides a shocking insight into the genocide of the Rohingya.

Currency of visibility

Photography 1997-2017: Hannah Starkey

PHOTOGRAPHY: Hannah Starkey's retrospective photo book shows a maturing journey in the eyes of women.

The river as the life blood of the city

Mario Cruz: Living Amongst What Is Left Behind

PHILIPPINES: A photo book shows us what the world looks like for many. A rubbish heap. A mockery of human dignity. A destroyed ecosystem. Can the power of photography assist us in the desire for change?

Camera women in the firing line

PHOTOGRAPHY: A varied selection of talented war photographers is highlighted from oblivion in two new exhibitions at the Preus Museum: Wartime (1935–1950) and Lee Miller.

Mafia power

: Ny Tid met the Italian photographer Letizia Battaglia during the Berlinale for a conversation about her photographic work and the Italian mafia today.

The knot in the heart

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

The fools in the streets of New York

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

Photographic turning operation

Avani Rai: Raghu Rai. An Unframed Portrait

: All her life she has been her world famous father's favorite object. What happens when master photographer Raghu Rai's daughter points her camera lens at her father?

The importance of photography

: Does the art of photography have the potential to change society and politics?

Photography for change

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

From the darkness of the soul

: Internationally he is considered a legend, but in Norway few have heard of war photographer Stanley Greene, who died earlier this year.

Burning banalities

Christina Hagen: Jungle Basilisk

: Christina Hagen directs a sharp awl at the political correctness – but the tangle of stylistic expressions collides with the criticism.