America

A portrait of Black power and pride across the US
Photography

A portrait of Black power and pride across the US

Taking us through one of the most dynamic years in recent history, Laylah Amatullah Barrayn new photo book contains tender yet confrontational portraits from her assignment work as a photojournalist and off-duty encounters.

Written by: Miss Rosen

Mitch Epstein’s evocative portrait of 1970s America
Photography

Mitch Epstein’s evocative portrait of 1970s America

Alternating between colour and black-and-white, the photographer chronicled sexual liberation, economic crises and the repercussions of the war in Vietnam.

Written by: Miss Rosen

I was denied a life-saving abortion
Activism

I was denied a life-saving abortion

Right to Choose — A 28-year-old from Texas shares her story of being forced to travel across state lines for an abortion that would save her life and end a pregnancy that her baby had no way of surviving.

Written by: Daisy Schofield

On the road with America’s female truckers
Photography

On the road with America’s female truckers

Photographer Anne-Marie Michel captures the women who through determination and strength are forging their own way in a male-dominated industry.

Written by: Miss Rosen

Photos capturing the abortion rights protests in Washington
Activism

Photos capturing the abortion rights protests in Washington

‘We won't go back!‘ — In the wake of the decision by the supreme court to overturn Roe v Wade, thousands of protestors filled the streets to express their rage and anguish.

Written by: Huck

Photos capturing the fragility of the American Dream
Photography

Photos capturing the fragility of the American Dream

Thomas Hoepker‘s images taken during a road trip across America provide a searing social commentary about a divided country.

Written by: Isaac Muk

Joel Meyerowitz’s captivating portraits of redheads
Culture

Joel Meyerowitz’s captivating portraits of redheads

Flaming hot — Following the release of his newly republished 1991 book, Redheads, the American photographer reflects on his celebration of ginger people and their magnetic power.

Written by: Miss Rosen

The cinematic drama of a declining empire
Culture

The cinematic drama of a declining empire

American elegy — From the vast landscapes of the West to the industrial fringes of New York City, Luca Campigotto’s photos offer a nostalgic and captivating vision of America.

Written by: Miss Rosen

Capturing the spirit of Black resistance in the US today
Culture

Capturing the spirit of Black resistance in the US today

Unrest in America — Over the past decade, photographer Joshua Rashaad McFadden has worked across genres to explore the impact of racism, masculinity, sexuality and gender on Black Americans.

Written by: Miss Rosen

Captivating portraits of Bostonians in the ‘70s
Culture

Captivating portraits of Bostonians in the ‘70s

Streets of Boston — Mike Smith’s intimate black and white photographs offer a detailed record of the inhabitants of Boston’s streets in his characteristic non-judgmental yet direct approach.

Written by: Miss Rosen

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