Diversity, inclusion and representation have become increasingly salient topics as many organizations – from government to restaurants – grapple with a generational shift that is forcing a re-examination of institutional bias, racism, sexual harassment and assault, misogyny and more. After many years of “open secrets” in the photojournalism industry, a scathing report from the Columbia…
These are Goya’s Disasters of War, a series of 82 prints made between 1810 and 1820 that show the horrors of war and its aftermath during the Spanish Napoleonic Wars. They are etchings, not photographs, but they are complete in their depiction of atrocity; there is death, mutilation, torture, execution, rape, pillage, starvation, sorrow, disgust and despair in unflinching detail. They show the effect of war on the civilian population and, in his etchings of the aftermath of the war and the restoration of a flawed monarchy and church, the ways in which suffering, corruption and war are linked to wider structures of power.
Mario Cruz (Instagram) is a 31-year-old photographer based in Lisbon, Portugal. Starting in 2006, he worked with LUSA, a Portuguese news agency, and European Pressphoto Agency, before starting to work on his own personal projects more fully in 2012. “The talibes project appeared naturally,” he remembers:
Alain Keler discuses his career and the theme of photography as memory