Photographer and documentary filmmaker Ben Knight knew very little about dams in the United States before Patagonia, Inc., founder Yvon Chouinard approached him to create a film about them. Knight and his co-director, Travis Rummel, were also unfamiliar with the heated debate about dam removal and the future of the more than 80,000 dams that restrict the flow of rivers...
June 21, 2017
Cig Harvey didn’t know that her new series was about the serious car crash she survived in August 2015 until she showed the photographs to a friend. “He said, ‘The accident is literally all over these,” she recalls. Harvey was psychologically scarred, but rarely ever talked about it. “We’re often the last ones to know what our work is about,”... More »
June 16, 2017
London-based photographer Mahtab Hussain’s project “You Get Me?” is a portrait series depicting young, Muslim, British men. A Briton of Pakistani heritage, Hussain knows community well. His generation of young men has come of age in a post-9/11 world in which thorny ideas of identity come with far more barbs. For Hussain, these young men represent a “voice of hybridity”... More »