Collage of Emotions In his collection From Back Home the Swedish photographer JH Engström traced his childhood memories back to the province of Värmland, in the west of Sweden. Together with his friend, the internationally acclaimed photographer Anders Petersen, Engström revisited his native land to pay tribute to the people, light and landscapes. He says: “I […]
Turkey has faced demanding times, topped by the government’s brutal response to mass protests in June of last year. According to a recent report by Amnesty International, the opposition which claimed five lives amounted to «human-rights violation on a huge scale». The rapid escalation of protests against the conservative government has exposed a number of […]
How to approach mass murder without falling into “compassionate” or strictly documentary forms? The Armenian genocide, unlike the Shoah, was revealed from the start through photography.
Graffiti was the missing piece in our puzzle to remain teen ager forever (Ruzd Drm crew. Berlin 1999) Becoming an adult, it is a complex and sometimes very painful process. The responsibility, the renunciations, the loss of the wonder are not always easy to accept. Terrorized from this transition some kids decide to stop for […]
An ongoing project tracing the borderlines of the young nations of ex-Soviet Central Asia in order to explore the political and economic changes that local people must navigate to survive, set within a formidable landscape of mountain, desert and steppe.
Exposition de la nouvelle série Résonance du duo d’artistes Amélie Chassary & Lucie Belarbi à la galerie Rauchfeld. Remarquées par la critique en 2012, durant le festival Circulation(s) – festival de la Jeune Photographie Européenne – elles se sont fait connaître par leur série Huis-Clos . Résonance fait écho à une métamorphose de la perception du monde réel, elle […]
Excerpt from the “Porto d’anime” project, realized in a former military base. The building has been occupied for 10 years and a great effort has been made by people who live there, to make the place comfortable and easy to live in. Nowadays, after many years of work, the area includes more than 80 apartments, […]
Through these photographs, Denis Dailleux pays tribute to the martyrs, these men and women – often young – who lost their lives during the Egyptian revolution of 28 January 2011, victims from the violence of the police and the pro-Mubarak militia.
SUR is a documentary project about a Mapuche community peacefully battling against the italian corporation Benetton Group, for the right to live in their ancestral land, in Patagonia, Argentina, where they were born and which belongs to them by oral tradition. The extension of the lands acquired by Benetton in the 90’s is said to […]
«The purpose of this work is to raise awareness on what is happening in Syria and to make people reflect on the destruction and pain that war brings to people’s lives.» A. Romenzi
Between 15,000 and 20,000 photographs were taken in the ghettos during World War II. What is the meaning of these pictures? Propaganda? Testimony? Resistance? Denunciation for History?
The answers may be found in the context of the photos as well as in the personality of the photographers.
I was very struck by the fact that in same pictures people look like very small, almost miniatures, surrounded by the contest, the outside. Is this element functional to your purpose? I wanted to show that the people I pictured were overwhelmed by their environment. I see the workers in these places as cogs in […]
“This is about a journey, a journey through memories and exiles. A journey that spins and weaves all the destinies I stumble upon. The fate of the emigrants leaving their country south of the Mediterranean Sea in order to evade joblesness, boredom, the lack of a future, and the fate of the mothers who let them go away […]
CAIS is a Charity, an IPSS (Private Institution for Social Solidarity), founded in 1994 to promote and support the empowerment and autonomy of people in a situation of homelessness and extreme poverty. A member of several international organizations, CAIS also has an important role in the promotion of debate and reflexion on issues related to […]