Featuring work by eight artists, and a new project from Magnum Photos, the first in a series of exhibitions at the Bronx Documentary Center examines America’s political transformation since Trump’s regressive immigration policies
Photographer Jim Goldberg and publisher Gerhard Steidl probably had current socioeconomic realities in mind when they made the decision to revise and reprint Goldberg’s Rich and Poor, which contrasts portraits of San Francisco’s elite with portraits of its poorest citizens
Magnum Miami’s purpose is to examine the citizens of Florida around the time of the U.S. presidential election. It is part of the Postcards from America project where Magnum photographers have come together to work collaboratively. Previously, we’ve featured Mikhael Subotzky and Bruce Gilden’s reportage. In this next installment, Jim Goldberg discusses his participation in the project.
Here is a photographer who is really struggling with the medium photography, trying to make it tell the story he wants to tell. To make this clear, by “struggling” I mean a very creative struggle. Maybe “wrestling” would be a better word (if a grown man could wrestle with an abstract concept): Trying to make the medium express something, by bending and twisting and augmenting it.
Photographers Thomas Demand, Roe Ethridge, Jim Goldberg and Elad Lassry have been shortlisted for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2011, one of the key events of the photographic calendar in the UK