The selected images for this issue of PRIVATE, with their individual style, at times assisted by visual references, demonstrate a common appreciation of the reportage as a genre. They all possess a sincere – and frankly infrequent – ethical sense.
A rich and profound change of Mexican photography occured in the 90s.
This transformation, initiated by a young generation of photographers of the end of the century, changed the manner to consider photographic images. With these new forms of representation a certain “nationalist” vision, very much spread outside Mexico, praising indigenous communities and their life-styles, was put aside.
Photo cover: Fred Ivar Utsi Klemetsen (front), Francesco Morandin (back) Buy/Gift this issue New York, with its dreamy fragments of daily life and shards of reality, through the eye of one who arrives and explores a city and the reaction of the city itself....
Promote those photographers and writers who reorganise our chaotic world in images or texts, while at the same time assigning meaning.