How do you see the world without a mirror? | Film meets photography

New York Upper East Side’s Yoshii Gallery has devoted its pristine gallery to an independent filmmaker. His name is Benny Safdie. Read More

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Rivka Katvan’s candid portraiture captures Broadway luminaries backstage (on view Sept. 6 to 29 in Soho gallery)

Katvan’s photography fulfills a documentary function while veering and edging toward a form of poetic realism. Her portraits are most eloquent when they capture a fleeting look or a spontaneous gesture — when amid the continuous forward motion of the theatrical life, grit of the evanescent is seized Read More

Iranian photographer zooms toward staged narrative in Dubai gallery

In a new exhibition in a Dubai gallery, entitled “Collage Tales,” Iranian photographer Arman Stephanian invokes the tradition of story telling by using photographic images to tell stories of past and present. Read More

North Korea, Greece, Afghanistan loom at France’s photojournalism show

This festival is a unique event for those who share a love and passion for photography. For one week each year, the Palais des Congrès in Perpignan becomes the centre of the photojournalism community. The Festival exhibits the greatest photojournalist work from around the world in exhibitions across the city. Read More

Filipino photographer transforms pain, sorrow and erotic sensuality of Christian icons to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS

The 20 photographs that comprise Niccolo Cosme’s exhibit, on view at the Philippine Center in New York from August 28 to September 7, 2012, contain messages about HIV and AIDS. Yet in a sense they place a halo of aesthetics and sensuality at the center of Cosme’s Christian-based iconography. Read More

Because it Cannes: Agence France Presse wraps French city with glamorous photos of movie stars

The selected photos in Cannes have a lot of pointing and waving in them: Alfred Hitchcock fingering the viewer directly, Michael Douglas waving in the air, Tony Curtis also pointing a finger, Quentin Tarantino with two palms up in the air, and Sophia Loren also with her arms up Read More

In Adelaide, William Yang pays photographic tribute to the one and only Pina Bausch

“She was camera shy, wouldn’t look at the camera, so it was difficult to get her picture,” says the photographer and performance artist William Yang. “Her dancers held her in high esteem, revered her, regarded her as the guru. In an interview she was asked how she chose her dancers, and her reply, as I remember, was, ‘…if I could somehow love them.’ ” Read More