FLOW’s Book du Jour: Sory Sanlé: Volta Photo 1965–85

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Burkina Faso photographer Sory Sanlé (born 1943) started his career in 1960, the year his country (then named République de Haute-Volta) gained independence from France. Sanlé opened his Volta Photo portrait studio in 1965 and, working with his Rolleiflex twin-lens, … Continued

FLOW’s Book du Jour: Louise Oates | Notes on Hydraulic Fracturing

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This book brings together selected works from the project Notes on Hydraulic Fracturing which examines the unconventional extraction process as it gains purchase in the UK landscape. Documentation of exploratory sites and those earmarked for future drilling are intermittent with … Continued

FLOW’s Book du Jour: Autophoto: Cars & Photography, 1900 to Now

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Autophoto explores photography’s longstanding and generative relationship to the automobile. Since its invention, the automobile has reshaped our landscape, extended our geographic horizons and radically altered our conception of space and time, influencing the practice of photographers worldwide. The book shows … Continued

FLOW’s Book du Jour: Magnum’s First

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Magnum Photos, founded in 1947 by Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Capa, Georges Rodger, David “Chim” Seymour and Bill Vandivert, is one of the most famous photography agencies in the world. Until recently, an exhibition curated by L. Fritz Gruber for the … Continued

FLOW’s Book du Jour: Debi Cornwall | Welcome to Camp America, Inside Guantánamo Bay

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Welcome to Camp America is Brooklyn-based conceptual documentary artist and former civil rights attorney Debi Cornwall’s vivid and disorienting glimpse into the US Naval Station in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba—known as “Gitmo”—through photographs, once-classified government documents and first-person accounts. The book gathers … Continued

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