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Feb 17, 2017
by Peter van Agtmael
The Oceti Sakowin Camp in Standing Rock, North Dakota has emerged as the center of resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline. The camp was established by Indigenous American activists (known as Water Protectors) intent on disrupting the passage of the pipeline in order to protect the local water supply and sacred burial grounds, as well as ensure that treaties made between the Federal government and... More...
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Feb 17, 2017
by Christopher Anderson
Christopher Anderson went to the Pas-de-Calais region in Northern France, which used to be the industrial heart of France due to the local coal mining industry that had employed thousands. In the 1990s the last mines closed and soon after heavy industry left the region. Once a stronghold of the French Communist party, the French 'rust belt' is beginning to shift to the right, with workers aligning... More...
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Feb 17, 2017
by Thomas Dworzak
Thomas Dworzak initiated his "Wargames" project with an insight into the issue of security which straddles the territory, between reality and fiction. A particularly emotive topic in a European country forced by the threat of terrorism to live under a State of Emergency, Thomas’ project also pays tribute to the history of France and its links with Germany through the Verdun Centenary commemorations,... More...
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Feb 17, 2017
by Christopher Anderson
During the Summer of 2015, Christopher Anderson travelled through forgotten France - the France of Menton, Saulieu and Bray-Dunes, small cities and countrysides.
As France enters an important period, with national elections being held on April 2017, Anderson offers a colorful and poetic look at France and its people.


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Feb 17, 2017
by Peter van Agtmael
In late January, Peter van Agtmael traveled to Guantanamo Bay to photograph the controversial US military prison. Established under the George W. Bush administration during the War on Terror and constructed within the existing US Navy base, the compound was intended to hold the most dangerous terror suspects. Barack Obama was unable to follow through with his promise to close the detention camp but... More...
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Feb 17, 2017
by Josef Koudelka
In 1970, shortly after taking pictures of Soviet tanks invading Prague, Josef Koudelka left Czechoslovakia, his homeland. He spent his winters in London and Paris, and the rest of the year on the roads of Europe, tracking down coincidences. During this period, in the 1970s and 1980s, Josef Koudelka took his most enchanted pictures, the Exils series.
In 2016, Josef Koudelka donated the 75 photographs... More...
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Feb 10, 2017
by Jerome Sessini
In December, Jérôme Sessini traveled to the western end of the US-Mexican border.
From Tijuana to Mexicali, he documented the lives of migrants and the impact the current border has on the landscapes and local communities.


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