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Mikhael Subotzky
South African, b. 1981
From the Archive
Oct 9, 2015
October 17th, 2015 marks the centenary of celebrated American playwright Arthur Miller. More...
Featured Essays
Oct 8, 2015
‘Rice gives strength, and even gives it to the King. Therefore you cannot despise the rice’.

The cultivation of rice over many centuries has developed an intimate and complex relationship between the Khmer and their staple food. They have acquired a sophisticated knowledge about it, and until the fifties were using about 180 different varieties. Cambodian farmers take great care in choosing the appropriate... More...
Featured Essays
Oct 8, 2015
Bruno Barbey recently returned to China and covered Qingdao's "Beer Goddess" beauty pageant. During the event, a "Beer Queen","Beer Prince","Beer Princess","Beer Mr.Right","Champion Stewardess", and "Champion Steward" are chosen from among trainee models and trainee air attendants. The competition is divided into two main events: a "swimsuit show" and an "evening gown show" (suits for men models and... More...
Oct 8, 2015
David Hurn's new exhibition Just Passing Through opens at Galleri Kontrast in Stockholm on 7 November 2015 and runs until 6th December 2015.

"I have a ‘chum’ in Stockholm - a favourite city.

Since late 2009 I have made six visits.

I have spent many days meandering by myself. I make no pretence of suggesting I have done any pre sociological or political research, in fact I enjoy being in a place... More...
Featured Essays
Oct 7, 2015
"Hiroji Kubota Photographer"
details the extraordinary life and world travels, spanning over fifty years, of a veteran Magnum photographer. This is the first comprehensive survey of a key Japanese photographer, and includes four hundred photographs.

Hiroji Kubota (born in Tokyo, 1939) began his career by assisting photographers René Burri, Burt Glinn, and Elliott Erwitt on their visit to Japan in... More...