Phantom Shanghai

August 25, 2007

8 magazine

book coverGreg Girard
Magenta Publishing

Time is the essence in Canadian photographer Greg Girard’s images of a fading Shanghai. Girard’s intensely rich, and yet ghostly still lives capture a moment that will soon be over.

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Life through a lens

July 25, 2007

Edinburgh Festival Guide 2007 THE LIST

Ruth Hedges introduces this year’s World Press Photo exhibition, which runs throughout August at the Scottish Parliament and powerfully documents people and places from across the globe.

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8 magazine

book coverJeffrey Wolin
Umbrage Editions

We Vietnam veterans are unique. We’re the only vets that’s been tossed eggs and spat at, the only war veterans that have been treated like a piece of shit.”

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Coney Island

December 1, 2006

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Peter Granser
Hatje Cantz

The words in neon, “Wonder Wheel and Thrills” grace the front cover image of photographer Peter Granser’s new book paying homage to that time-worn American dream, Coney Island.

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The Travellers

March 1, 2006

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Elizabeth Heyert
Published by Scalo Press

Her eyes are closed, her red, painted lips curve slightly downwards, and the flicker of worry rests in the crease between her eyebrows. Rosie Inez Miller – born: unknown; died: October 2003, Harlem, New York – lies awaiting burial in all her finery.

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Gorbals

September 1, 2005

MAP magazine
Issue 3 / Autumn 2005

shelter-backcourt.jpgRuth Hedges rediscovers the photographs of her father Nick Hedges and visits the Gorbals in Glasgow, an area which he documented in the 60s, to find art on the streets
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