Presented in partnership with Auckland Festival of Photography Online Programme & Head On Photo Festival Magazine, Australia as part of the resistance [ātete] theme.
I was busy thinking about boys: Soraya Zaman’s trans-masculine portraits
Photography has an uncanny ability to capture transition. Its ability to impress a moment in charged stillness has meant that photography, more than any other medium, can capture liminal moments of in-between. Photographer Soraya Zaman (they/them) has dedicated the last few years of their work to take advantage of this quality of photography to capture the different lives and stories of Trans-masculine people across the US.
Cindy Sherman; Annie Leibovitz; Ana Mendieta; Mikaela Martin; Rachel Portesi; Lisa Murray; Tracey Moffatt; Lalla Essaydi; Sujata Setia; Ramak Bamzar
Women looking at women: photographers you should know
A compiled list of extraordinary female photographers who have taken the lives and experiences of women as the guiding focus of their photographic work. Some women in this list are famous the world over, others are emerging talents – but all of them embrace and dedicate their work to the amazing stories brought forth by the female perspective.
The hidden faces of Ukraine
As images of war and destruction in Ukraine proliferate the global scene, it is essential that we look to images of art as well; photographs that tell the stories of the unique Ukrainian lives, cultures and histories that are being threatened, and in many cases, misrepresented.