For almost ten years, the photo collective Sputnik has focused on Post-Soviet countries, in search of personal stories instead of ‘hot news issues’.
As we slowly pull ourselves out of the darkness of another European winter, one country is already dominating the first half of 2014: all eyes are on Brazil, for obvious reasons…but let’s look beyond the pitch, towards another view on the country.
Since her graduation from the International Centre of Photography (ICP) in 2009, Evgenia Arbugaeva (1985, Russia) has gained worldwide recognition for her work on Tiksi, a small town in Northern Russia resting on the coast of the Arctic Ocean.
Photographer Tomasz Gudzowaty hosts a social documentary workshop at Eyes in Progress in Paris from 14 until 17 May.
Photographer Eric Bouvet hosts a street photography workshop at Eyes in Progress in Paris from 23-26 April 2014.
Emily Kinni has been researching the history of former execution sites since 2011 and capturing the results in her series Where Death Dies. She spoke with GUP about researching sites that don’t exist anymore, repurposing sites of death into mundane spaces and the narratives of the people who keep history alive.
Photojournalist David Burnett hosts a Creative Eye Workshop from 11-14 June 2014 in Paris.
Alisa Resnik’s (b. 1976, Russia) gloomy photos of dark interiors, people in bars and streets at night, have received a lot of attention recently.
Count down from 10. You are getting sleepy. I whisper the word ‘utopia’. What do you see?
Renowned photographer and publisher Claude Nori hosts a book publishing work shop at Eyes in Progress, in Paris.