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Conflict, Time, Photography

http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-modern/exhibition/conflict-time-photography The current rise of Instagram over Facebook has enamoured me to some wonderful documentary photographers. Accounts such as everydayasia – in fact, all the everyday accounts – as well as members of the Australian documentary photography collective Oculi, in particular Afghanistan-based Andrew Quilty and Dean Sewell, show that a photograph can be just as powerful as a … Continue reading

Kampf um Kärnten/Fight for Carinthia

Carinthia, Austria, is a very interesting international region, although some of its older residents might not like to think of it that way. On October 10th 1920 Carinthia held a plebiscite to decide whether it would remain part of Austria or give itself over to Slovenia, as it was home to a huge number of … Continue reading

36 Boys

Since 1961, guest workers (Gastarbeiter) have been coming to find work in Germany from Turkey. Turkish immigrants are the largest foreign population in all of Germany, and account for one in four of all immigrants in Germany. As such, the social problems associated with the so-called “Deutschtürken” have been widely researched and awareness of the … Continue reading