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The Sami Way by Elisa Ferrari

This interview between Marco Bohr and the Argentinian photographer Elisa Ferrari was conducted in June 2013. Marco Bohr: You came to photography via ethnomusicology. Is it fair to say that you came to photography relatively late? Do you think there might be certain advantages on being a bit of an outsider – if that is…

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Austerity and Visual Propaganda

Benefit broods with five kids, The Sun, December 2012 It has become a weekly if not a daily ritual in Rupert Murdoch’s British tabloid newspaper The Sun : in big and bold articles it writes how ‘feckless’ citizens work or cheat the state’s benefit system in order to support a lifestyle above and beyond what…

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Tetsuya Higashikawa’s Nocturnal Landscapes

Tetsuya Higashikawa, New Moon, 2011 More than two years have passed since 3.11 – the most commonly used term to describe Japan’s zero hour in March 2011. The media has had an important role to play in the aftermath of the tsunami and earthquake. Photography too was essential in ‘exposing’ the depth and scope of…