Tag: Gideon Mendel

The Documentary Photography Issue VII: Home, reimagined

It feels as if our relationship with the idea of home is changing.  Across the world, nationalism finds itself dancing freely with far-right politics, while political divisions have chopped families right down the middle, transforming previously tight-kni

Gideon Mendel’s Portraits From a Drowning World | PROOF

His portraits seem to reflect a deep intimacy despite his having met most of his subjects only moments before. He often works with a fixer, or assistant, who helps him communicate with local people and carry gear. And he continues to shoot 120mm film, despite, he says, other photographers telling him he’s crazy.

Link:
http://proof.nationalgeographic.com/2015/01/15/gideon-mendels-portraits-from-a-drowning-world/

‘Through Positive Eyes,’ a Participatory Photojournalism Project

Gideon Mendel, along with David Gere, a professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, created a participatory photography project that encourages people who are H.I.V. positive to tell their stories. Over the last four years, they have put cameras in the hands of 72 people living with H.I.V. in six cities across the globe.

Link:
http://trentnelson.net/x/l