Using Images to Relearn How to Speak
Rachael Jablo began having chronic migraines in June of 2008, and for four years she dealt with nonstop pain. She knew she had to drastically change her life and started taking daily medication that helped with the pain, but a side effect caused her to have aphasia, a highly frustrating experience for someone who described herself as an articulate person before the headaches began.
America’s Last Traveling Sideshow
In a business in which novelty and rarity are currency, World of Wonders is its own spectacle: It is the very last touring American sideshow. When husband and wife photography duo Jimmy and Dena Katz heard about this unique group online, they were instantly intrigued.
Looking Past the Stereotypes of Haiti
Paolo Woods doesn’t want to take a picture you’ve already seen. Although it seems like a given, Woods—who has created photography series around the world—said that he used to battle against making the obvious image.
Canada’s Wild West
Thomas Gardiner left Canada to pursue an education in New York in 2005. But soon enough, his thoughts turned to where he grew up, in the western part of the country.
A Stark Three Decades Documenting an Uncle’s Troubled Life
Siberia As You’ve Never Seen It Before
Behind Closed Doors With the Women of Saudi Arabia
In 2009, the British Council invited Olivia Arthur to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, to teach a two-week photography workshop for women. She agreed with the hope that she would also have the chance to make some work of her own. Her photos from that time, as well as two subsequent trips, are collected in her book, Jeddah Diary, published by Fishbar.
Capturing Private Moments in Subways Around the World
In 2007 while attending a street photography workshop in Paris, Stan Raucher found himself taking pictures of people on the Métro. Although he hadn’t planned to cover the topic, since then he has photographed subways around the world, taking pictures of people in New York, Mexico City, and Shanghai—in total, more than a dozen cities on four continents that make up a series he titled “Metro.”
Britain’s Very Last World War I Veterans
Nearly 9 million people were mobilized to serve in Britain’s military during World War I. By the time photographer Giles Price started seeking veterans of the war in 2005, there were just 23 left.
These Australian Sheds Are the Ultimate Man Caves
In rural Australia, a man’s shed is his kingdom. It’s a place to drink, hang out with his buddies, work on his car, or do whatever pursuit strikes his interest. For photographer Jasper White, these individualized spaces became a matter of sociological interest when he saw a shed belonging to his sister’s neighbor on a visit in 2008.