How Hilla Becher found beauty and dignity in industrial decline

It feels strange to speak of Hilla Becher singly. Even after her death this week, she is so intertwined in the creative dynamic that was the Bechers. Alongside her late husband, Bernd, she created a visual signature as identifiable as any in the entire history of photography. Read the full story here

Crime, seen: a history of photographing atrocities

Within the context of an ambitious exhibition at the Photographers’ Gallery in London, Burden of Proof: The Construction of Visual Evidence, the film is doubly illuminating not only for what it shows, but for the ways in which the filmed evidence was created and presented. The filmmakers followed a set of specific instructions – “several […]