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River Claure’s photographs explore Bolivian Andean identity

Bolivian photographer River Claure is intrigued by how collective identity is formed and the influence of external perspectives. To him, these questions are inseparable from photography, and the stronghold Europe and North America has had over how people and cultures have been documented. These images, particularly of the global south, have revolved around exoticism, inferiority, otherness… Source...

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Stanley Donwood’s Sacred Cartography reinterprets Britain’s ancient landscapes

The show is a culmination of the British artist’s studies of British Ordnance Survey maps, and features a series of screenprints based on this research. Donwood, who is known for his collaborations with musician Thom Yorke and Radiohead, began altering these maps to remove any traces of urban development, including motorways, industrial estates and houses. In doing so, he slowly...

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A new photo book pays tribute to the life of London’s pubs

The book is part of the publisher’s Vintage Britain series, which has used archive photography to celebrate everything from picnics and holiday camps, to dog shows and the London Underground. This latest edition turns its attention to the cultural importance of the capital’s historic drinking establishments. Spanning the last decade, the photographs reveal a rapidly changing city as war… Source...

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New ad for CALM sees England player Declan Rice address loneliness

The new ad for suicide prevention charity Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) arrives at an opportune moment, with the world preoccupied with the many controversies surrounding the football World Cup in Qatar, and the pressures on players immense. This context makes the vision of Rice (who plays for West Ham and England) appearing to flail around alone on the pitch...