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Chris Steele-Perkins
British, b. Burma 1947
Jul 28, 2015
(10 years ago Chris Steele-Perkins visited Hiroshima with writer Miyako Yamada to document the stories of Hibakusha - Japanese survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
This is the second of a series of posts in which we'll share their recollections of the horrifying events that occurred 70 years ago..)

Ms. Hiroko Hatakeyama. Born in 1938. Exposed at 6 in Hiroshima.

When the pika... More...
From the Archive
Jul 27, 2015
(10 years ago Chris Steele-Perkins visited Hiroshima with writer Miyako Yamada to document the stories of Hibakusha - Japanese survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
This is the first of a series of posts in which we'll share their recollections of the horrifying events that occurred 70 years ago.)

"August the 8th 1945. Hot at 8 in the morning. A clear, cloudless sky over Hiroshima.... More...
Featured Essays
Jul 2, 2015
It is fair to say China has not generally had good press in the Western media. Blamed for everything from pollution to global warming; ivory trading to violating human rights, China is viewed with increasing interest, and increasing suspicion.

Hospices are not places one identifies with China, and most people, if asked, would probably have a negative image by reflex of large soulless state institutions.... More...
Jun 17, 2015
Following the recent tragedy in China where four abandoned children appeared to have committed suicide, Chris Steele-Perkins takes a look at the importance of the family, and the shifting nature of rural communities.

China is going through a rapid process of urbanization and as a result the family structure and traditional role of responsibility for children is changing. Modernity is largely embracing... More...
May 6, 2013
Finally, Chris Steele-Perkins' book - England, My England - gets proper North American distribution.

Here is a small sample from the 40 years of work crammed into the book. Now you can go out and buy it.

Some Reviews

"The English at work and at play over the last four decades. By turns gritty and evocative, it is a book one imagines that Orwell would have liked very much."
- The Guardian, Photobooks... More...
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