Anatomy of an iPad App: An App as a Living Document

September 19, 2012

By Conor Risch

© Kadir van Lohuizen/Noor

The Huerita family, Mapuche Indians from the south of Chile, are currently living in Cerro Navia, a poor neighborhood of Santiago. To see more images from the Via PanAm app, click on the Photo Gallery link below.

When Dutch photojournalist Kadir van Lohuizen was writing a fundraising proposal for his almost year-long documentary project on immigration, which would take him from the Southern tip of Chile to the northernmost part of Alaska, he didn’t propose to create an iPad app for the trip as a strategy to entice backers. But, he admits, “It probably did the trick,”...

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