The collection of photos published in this magazine is a photo-story of personal concerns, documentations and reports made by 14 photographers who live and work in Iran.
PRIVATE is an international magazine of photographs, an independent and itinerant publication that offers its photographic journey since 1992.
It’s common to hear photojournalists described as the eyes of the world, acting as witnesses to events that we would otherwise not see. To some extent this is true, but
Good news, it infuses this issue with a sense of joy, and with an aspect of carefree childhood seized in flight. There is a feeling of solemnity, but a tender
Writer(s): Pierre-François Moreau
The last global farmers shelter in rifts and unreachable ravines enveloped in loneliness huddle on the margins and scraps of earth still damp from warm, organic contact and human touch.
Writer(s): Michele Smargiassi
You are only dust amidst dust. You are only just visible even if you gesticulate, even if you make a commotion, even if you speak loud and clearly: you act
The photos in this volume are personal records of events that have taken place in the physical world. They are about discovery, not creation; about finding out, not inventing –
Even though it has been only about 10 years since photography was included in art in Korea, photography is becoming the very basics and center of the whole art field
As unique and special the scenes are that the photographers for this issue have chosen to focus on, the similarities (what we have in common, what we share) that can
Writer(s): Hans Durrer
In contemporary China, uncertainty about what is “true” and what is “false”, “reality” and “appearance”, extends from the realm of photography to that of existence itself. We often feel that
Such photographs are there not to gratify a curiosity, but are made in response to a feeling: it is not only the landscape we see, even if it takes solid
The pictures of this issue show economic inequalities as they are today in a way which breaks the stupor of indifference generated by watching antiseptic clean TV programmes of the
Writer(s): Raymond Saner
A living environment is a defined terrain where actual and imaginative perceptions are mutually experienced. The current flow of global information intensifies the simultaneous sense of personal space, and images
Writer(s): Ami Steinitz, Dan Savery Raz, Dorit Weisman, E. M. Schorb, Ester Muchawsky-Schnapper, Gilad Meiri, Raquel Chalfi, Tal Nitzán, Tammara Or Slilat
For more than 10 years, Galerie VU’ has been promoting photographers of various ages, nationalities and inspirations. This issue of private magazine, which is dedicated to them, proves it.
Our planet is in crisis; a crisis captured through this collection of photo essays taken by world-class photographers. It tells a story of environmental degradation and gives a voice to
Writer(s): David Lee Summers, Elisabeth Rowe, Jo Kuper, Marcus Smith, Peter Nicholson, Tolu Ogunlesi