These photos tell about desire and freedom more than imaginative stories of the top writer. They are depicted with an unrepentant love to human beings and freeze us, silent observers, by their rough visual.
North Bohemia is my birthplace and the place where, since 1991, I have been photographing the transformation of landscapes, communities and people as part of the project Fragments of North Bohemia.
Life is just a play created and directed by god. God in the essay by Tomasz Lazar is replaced by mass Medias, which surround us and affect our life.
Using emerging technological advances in color photography, Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii (1863-1944) made numerous photographic trips to systematically document the Russian Empire.
The political system in the 80s was hiding these people in impersonal institutions as if they did not exist.
Since his first visit of Nicaragua in 2007, Martin Bandzak continued to return several times to document a life of community Subtiava where adolescent pregnancy is hidden. Early marriage, lack of sex education, gender double standards and religious prohibition of contraception are the main reasons why these girls […]
Photographer Jindřich Štreit chooses topics in which he can look into the depth of the problem to point it out. To get inside the community of drug addicts was not easy certainly but author conceived it comprehensively. Initially he had recorded their daily lives but after while he […]
Fatemeh Behboudi (*1985) was born in Iran and her childhood and youth were spent in the name of war. The Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988) was one of the bloodiest conflicts of the 20th century. Casualty figures are highly uncertain, though the numbers of dead on both sides ran into […]
Lewis W. Hine (1874 – 1940) was an American sociologist and photographer. Working as an investigative photographer for the National Child Labor Committee (NCLC), Lewis Hine (1874-1940) documented working and living conditions of children in the United States between 1908 and 1924.
Matúš Zajac (*1971) has got the art education at FAMU in Prague and at the Academy of Fine Arts and design in Bratislava where he was fully interested in documentary photography in atelier of Ľubo Stacho. He finished studies in 2003. Consciously he links the document with visual […]