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It’s both disturbing and reaffirming to be in a place that’s gone through devastating turmoil; to see children laughing, flowers growing, sun shining. It’s a powerful endurance that I want to come through in my photographs, that I feel in this place and its character.” © @yabliko #Europe #IrinaRozovsky #PostSoviet #MountainBlackHeart

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"I think they look a little bit like dancers," says Berlin-based artist Cornelius de Bill Baboul. "Like kids on ecstasy in a techno club celebrating the end of the world.” © @corneliusdebillbaboul #ThirstyThenBoosted #Flower #Gatorade #Green #Nature #Artificial #Photography #Experimental

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Enghelab Street, A Revolution Through Books, Iran 1979-1983 is an intriguing new exhibition at @le_bal Paris, tracing the role of photobooks in Iran 40 years ago © Iran 1979/1983 curated by Hannah Darabi @spectorbooks #HannahDarabi #Iran #Revolution #Photobook #EnghelabStreet

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From black-and-white street photography to minimal landscape studies, the LA-born photographer first retrospective opens in Madrid at the @mapfrefcultura on 29 January until 12 May © Anthony Hernandez #Madrid #Discarded #Exhibition #Photography

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Opening the doors on a prison just north of San Francisco, Nigel Poor uncovered a fascinating image archive and the thoughts of the incarcerated © Fish caught at ranch, 1975, “mapped” and annotated by @nigelpoor and Monta Kevin Tindall, 2013. Photographer unknown, image courtesy of Nigel Poor and the San Quentin State Prison Museum, with thanks to Warden Ron Davis and Lieutenant Sam Robinson @milwaukeeart #Sanquentinstateprison #Photography #Nigelpoor #Art #Creativity #Milwaukee #Milwaukeeartmuseum #SanFrancisco

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“I do not like Mexican stereotypes, but unfortunately many photographers who come from abroad and who have not understood my country fall into this error,” says @gracielaiturbide , as a solo show of her work opens at @mfaboston from 19 January to 12 May © Graciela Iturbide #Mexico #Culture #Stereotypes #Abroad #CentralAmerica

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Our pick of the key stories from the past week, including JA Mortram on his ten-year project Small Town Inertia © @smalltowninertia #BJPOnlineLoves #PicksOfTheWeek #Photography #News

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"I’d look at mainstream media and see no reflection of the realities I see portrayed within it," says JA Mortram; with his exhibition Small Town Inertia going on show at @sidegallery1977 , #Newscastle from 12 January - 24 March, we revisit the Q&A with him first published on bjp-online on 23 May 2017 © @smalltowninertia #Smalltowninertia #Benefits #Bluecoatpress

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“Family is a great unifying subject, everyone can relate to it,” says Tim Clark, who has been invited to guest-curate the annual #Photo50 exhibition at @londonartfair this January Photo50 will open at London Art Fair on 16 January 2019, and will run till 20 January From the series Big Brother © @louisquail #London #Exhibition #Family #Photography #SeeLondon #Art #Fair

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The @worldpressphoto Foundation has announced the six talents from North and Central America in its ongoing 6×6 Global Talent Program: @dylan.hausthor , USA; @ianwillms Canada; Mariceu Erthal García, Mexico; Nydia Blas, USA; @tomas_ayuso , Honduras; and @yaelmtzv , Mexico © @ianwillms #America #CentralAmerica #USA #Mexico #Honduras #Canada #Global #Talent #Announcement

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For his new book, Swiss artist Michael Etzensperger made double exposures of pictures of masks reproduced in publications from all over the world © @mchltznsprgr #CPRESS #MichaelEtzensperger #Masken #Swiss @cpress_books

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LESS than 24 hours to submit your images to Portrait of Humanity and become part of a huge photographic collaboration that aims to unite the global community! Become part of the movement and your image could tour at museums, galleries, and international photography festivals, exhibited internationally on digital Clear Channel out of home screens and featured in the Portrait of Humanity book published by Hoxton Mini Press and seen by tens of millions. Apply NOW! Deadline 8 January - 23.59pm GMT @magnumphotos @portrait_of_humanity @humanityisart © Michele Zousmer, Portrait of Humanity Entry 2019

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