06.12.16 by Staff

Photographer Thomas Prior Captures Mexican Festival of Sledgehammers and Homemade Explosives

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Men in the Mexican town of San Juan de la Vega wield sledgehammers loaded with homemade explosives, in this series of intense photographs by American photographer Thomas Prior.

Part of an annual festival honouring St. John the Baptist, residents take part in the exploding sledgehammer ritual, dodging deadly shrapnel to commemorate a time when the town’s namesake was able to triumph over some gold-stealing bandits! See more images from “Bomba” below, available now through Dashwood Books.

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05.12.16 by Staff

Otherworldly Light Installations by Photographer Nicolas Rivals

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Photographer Nicolas Rivals constructs a series of temporary light installations in various outdoor locations throughout Spain. Photographed at night, the long-exposure shots capture the tension between Rivals’ otherworldly constructions and the natural landscapes. See more images from “La Línea Roja” below.

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05.12.16 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Mo Costello

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Macon, Georgia-based gospel quartet The Inspirational Heavily Aires participate in photographer Mo Costello’s latest exhibition, “Max”. Challenging expectation and inviting the audience to fill gaps and silences, Costello attempts to rewrite narratives of addiction and deprivation through a collective staged experience. See more images below.

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04.12.16 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Susanna Majuri

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A selection of photos by Helsinki-based photographer Susanna Majuri (click here for previous post). More images below.

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02.12.16 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Fred Lahache

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A selection of recent work by Paris-based photographer Fred Lahache (click here for previous post). More images below!

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01.12.16 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Gregory Halpern

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A selection of photos by New York-based photographer Gregory Halpern (click here for previous post). More images below.

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01.12.16 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Alana Paterson

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This is my dog, Todos

 

We asked our talented friend, B.C. based photographer Alana Paterson to share some of her favourite photos! Check out the images below.

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30.11.16 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Robin Friend

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A selection of photos by London-based photographer Robin Friend (click here for previous post). Bringing together 10 years of British landscape work, the series’ title is a reference to the phrase Victor Hugo used to describe the collision of nature and manmade industry. See more images from “Bastard Countryside” below.

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