Bruce Davidson – “TateShots – “Bruce Davidson’s ‘Subway'” (2012)

In the 1980s the Subway in New York was poorly run, poorly lit and considered dangerous. Photographer Bruce Davidson decided to head underground to embark on what he called ‘a voyage of discovery’. In Davidson’s own words, ‘I wanted to transform the subway from its dark, degrading, and impersonal reality into images that open up […]

Bruce Davidson – “A Lifetime with Leica” (2012)

Renowned photojournalist and Magnum photographer Bruce Davidson has been acclaimed for over half a century for his searing images of street gangs, circus performers and the civil rights struggles of the 1960s, all captured with a remarkable directness, truth and power that transcends the concept of style. Here is a portrait of Bruce Davidson with […]

Bruce Gilden – “Fort Myers”

In September of 2008, Bruce Gilden began a project that set out to document foreclosures in America. Beginning in Fort Myers, Florida — the foreclosure capital of the East Coast — Gilden, with his knack for shining both a literal and figurative light on the forgotten, set out to capture the fallout of the subprime […]

Bruce Gilden – “Fresno”

In October 2010 Bruce Gilden completed the last leg of his work in Fresno, California. California has one of the highest rates of foreclosure in the United States and 21.7 percent of all the riskiest loans. Here, the housing prices peaked in early 2005 and started to decline in 2006.

ASX.TV: David Alvarado – “ALARMA!”

Santiago Stelley paso una semana con David Alvarado, fotógrafo de la noche de Alarma!, La revista mas representativa de la nota roja en México. David nos presentó a sus amigos fotógrafos, Valente, que trabaja para El Universal, Gustavo “LG” Hurtado de La Prensa (donde Enrique Metinides trabajó durante décadas), y Juan Carlos “Amarillo” Alarcón de […]

ASX.TV: Maya Goded – “Mexico” (2011)

Photographer Maya Goded (Mexico City, 1967) creates subtle images of hidden or shunned communities. Her first project, Tierra Negra (1994), is a collection of moments from her three-year sojourn with Mexicans of African descent, a group whose contribution to Mexican identity is seldom acknowledged. Goded was then drawn to investigate female sexuality, prostitution, tenderness and […]

ASX.TV: Donna Ferrato – “Don’t Go Back” (2011)

After Living with the Enemy was published (1991) society better understood the plight of abused women. However, battered women in shelters was off limits to most of the media, especially photographers. Last July 2011, a photography workshop sponsored by Donna Ferrato stimulated new thinking as four photographers got access to work 24/7 in a well […]