Tag: Paolo Woods

  • Getxophoto – Paolo Woods, Pepe – The Eye of Photography

    [contentcards url=”http://loeildelaphotographie.com/en/2017/09/07/article/159964009/getxophoto-paolo-woods-pepe/”] Getxophoto – Paolo Woods, Pepe – The Eye of Photography In the 1960s, during Kennedy’s term of office, the United States began to export second hand clothes to underdeveloped countries. This activity grew in the 1980s and since then it is millions of tons that are sent each year to the third world, […]

  • Paolo Woods and Gabriele Galimberti photograph tax havens in their book, The Heavens.

    Paolo Woods and Gabriele Galimberti photograph tax havens in their book, The Heavens. It’s hard enough for outsiders to know what’s even going on in tax havens, those notoriously secretive places where taxes are levied at absurdly low rates. Photographing what they look like is almost impossible—but Paolo Woods and Gabriele Galimberti have done it […]

  • Avoiding Taxes, Legally, Offshore – The New York Times

    Avoiding Taxes, Legally, Offshore The collapse of Enron, with its web of offshore companies, got Paolo Woods talking with a photo editor. As big as the story was, the editor told him, he was hard pressed to figure out just how to illustrate something rooted in a thicket of secretive corporations that — on paper, […]

  • Portraits of Haitians Wearing Ironic T-shirts Cast-off by Americans

    Link: Portraits of Haitians Wearing Ironic T-shirts Cast-off by Americans | Feature Shoot There’s more to Institute photographer Paolo Woods‘ series Pepe than meets the eye. Teaming up with photographer Ben Depp, the two capture numerous Haitians sporting T-shirts of various declarations. The portraits are lighthearted and yet simultaneously reveal an irony born from the larger […]

  • Paolo Woods: Life in Haiti beyond the headlines

    Link: Paolo Woods: Life in Haiti beyond the headlines (PHOTOS). 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. He discovered he was doing a disservice to himself as […]

  • Showcase: Iran, Beyond Stereotype – Lens

    “I knew I was on the wrong path photographically,” Paolo Woods recalled. “I had first started photographing by what I had seen in other photographs of the country and what my colleagues were shooting. I recognized there was a way of dramatizing with black-and-white film, which I was not comfortable with anymore. I realized quickly […]