The Intercept published a recent piece that features photography from Ron Haviv.
“Nearly two decades after the war ended, Bosnia is still struggling to emerge from the vortex of hatred that destroyed the country during the 1990s. Yet what may be even more alarming is that outside of Bosnia, the memory of the genocide committed against its Muslims has become a source of inspiration for the global far right.”
The World Press Photo Foundation has announced the results of the second cycle of the 6×6 Global Talent Program in South America including VII Mentor Program’s Prin Rodriguez. In addition to exhibition opportunities, the work of the six photographers will also be published and shared on the World Press Photo Foundation’s platforms, including a feature on their online magazine Witness for each of the talents. The 6×6 talents also receive an automatic nomination for World Press Photo’s prestigious Joop Swart Masterclass.
On assignment for Takie Dela, Mary Gelman photographed the story of the Belovol family.
“An hour’s drive from St. Petersburg, beyond Gatchina, there is the village of Big Kolpany. There is a big house in it. And there lives a large — very large — family in it: mom, dad and children, many children. Sometimes more than 10. It all depends on the custody — some children are sometimes taken away when their birth parents announced.”
“’I Can’t Hear the Birds’ aims to create a psychological portrait of what it’s like to grieve your own home.”
A few weeks ahead of the 2019 Joop Swart Masterclass, World Press Photo is introducing this year’s participants in a series of articles. Click here to read the story behind VII Mentor Program photographer Fabiola Ferrero’s project.