Şahika Ercümen, a world record-holding free-diver from Turkey, is diving in Antarctica as part of a scientific research mission. Photographer Özge Elif Kızıl is travelling with her to document the trip
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SINGAPORE — On a balmy Friday night, Zara Tan and two friends went drinking at an open-air pop-up bar in Golden Mile Tower, a 1970s-era building with a raw concrete exterior that overlooks Singapore’s
Peace has now outlasted war in Liberia. But for 14 years, between 1989 and 2003, a brutal civil war ravaged the nation leading to the death of close to 250,000 people. Women were raped and mutilated; recruited
The Hadza are an an indigenous ethnic group located near Lake Eyasi in the Rift Valley. They are descendants of Tanzania’s aboriginal hunter-gatherers and have occupied their land unchanged for thousands
The Pennsylvania-born photographer Michael A ‘Tony’ Vaccaro is best known for the powerful images he took in Europe during and after the second world war. Later, he won acclaim for his work on popular
The photograph makes me squirm. Four young women, cling-wrapped in awkward swimsuits and perched on high heels, stand on display. One smirks, the other three look unsure. They clutch their competition
Nothing in these photographs is real. They are meant to ‘hover somewhere between reality and soap opera.’
Mary Frey is one of the most interesting photographers you may have never heard of. She earned plaudits early in her career but then seemed to go off the radar. Frey got her MFA from the Yale University
The first time Mark shot up “Philly dope” was in the summer of 2017, with his girlfriend, Sarah. They had been on their way from Massachusetts to South Carolina, hoping to get clean there and find someplace
In 1975, about a year into his job at the Statesman newspaper, photojournalist Raghu Rai was sent to Ladakh to cover a three-day teaching session by the 14th Dalai Lama. On the third day, as the Dalai
Each year the eyes of the world are glued to the Nevada desert, as the Burning Man festival reaches its apex over Labor Day weekend. The annual event attracts people from around the globe, including major
In 1965, Life magazine published a cover of San Diego’s national girls skateboarding champion, Pat McGee doing a handstand on wheels. It was a moment that bought skate photography into public consciousness.
Power. Innovation. Identity. Madonna has blended all of these and much more into a singular career in music, fashion, movies and beyond. For her 60th birthday, we assessed her broad and deep influence.