In short

Behind the scenes : Fall in Deep by Elsa & Johanna

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David Hurn gives his collection to National Museum of Wales

The Magnum Photos photographer has given his wonderful collection of his 1,500 personal prints and...

Photojournalist Mathias Depardon began a hunger strike

French Photojournalist Mathias Depardon started a hunger strike on May 21th. He was arrested on May...
Portrait of Stanley Greene, Paris, 1994 © Bernard Plossu
Portrait of Stanley Greene, Paris, 1994 © Bernard Plossu

Why do we photograph our back? Where does this desire come from? This photographic adventure was born after a self-portrait where we only see my back. Could we then speak of ” back selfie”? This experimental approach to photography from behind, my photographic camera at arm’s length, prompted me to begin a reflection on photography and the relationship it allows to establish with the body: my body and that of others. Hence the title of my book “Vu (es) de dos. Photography – space of identity and creation.” (Paris, L’Harmattan, 2016).


Cristina Dias de Magalhães