Category: documentary work
Jada Yuan, in writing for the NYT about conflict photographers, highlights the tight community of journalists that the late Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros were a part of. The accompanying spread includes moving portraits by Christopher Anderson, and poignantly described by the title of the piece: “You Never Forget That First Taste of War”: The photographers that […]
Sebastian Junger reflects on Hetherington and other photojournalist colleague, Chris Hondros, in this moving interview on NPR’s Here and Now – update again: read this article by Junger on Vanity Fair [thanks Les!]
Wolf Böwig, from his book with text by Pedro Rosa Mendes, ‘shadows, dreams, shapes: the lulik reality’ Conflict photographer Wolf Böwig spent the last three days in Sewanee. Wolf: your visit has energized many people here – thank you!! Wolf’s web site: http://www.wolfboewig.de/ several multi-media examples of his work, including the films ‘Kurosafrica’ and ‘Gandhi’s Way’. Wolf’s […]
Herzog captivates as he talks about his new film on WHYY’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross.
Sewanee alum Mary Knox Merrill is a staff photographer for the Christian Science Monitor and reporting from Haiti. This article has some of her work – scroll down to mid-point and click on the ‘Video: Earthquake Haiti’ link. Other stories by Mary Knox: AFRICA Rape in Congo as weapon of war Congo’s gorillas Educating girls […]
Anti-terrorism legislation in the USA, UK and many other democracies is affecting the work of photographers, documentarians and journalists. This article from the British Journal of Photography has triggered the (photography is) Not-A-Crime initiative to bring attention to the matter. Do your bit.