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Bangladesh: Pressed for Freedom

Award-winning photographer and activist Shahidul Alam, 63, was arrested in Bangladesh last week for his alleged comments against the Awami League government. Alam spoke out about the recent student protests in Bangladesh to Al Jazeera in an interview. About 20 other journalists were also attacked during the protest.

CHANTAL FABRES: rasion d’être

I did not think that I would start ‘collecting’ photography in the early 90’s, when I was a graduate student in New York. I fell in love with the medium and naturally became curious. I would go to photography exhibitions at the ICP, the MoMA, I would visit galleries in Soho and Chelsea.

Where Joel Meyerowitz Finds Himself

Best known for his street photography, Meyerowitz has a knack for honing in on the spectacular amid the mundane and has traveled across the globe to capture every instance of it. In the following interview, Meyerwitz discusses with Musée Magazine his journey thus far in regards to uncovering the virtues of photography.

The Symbiosis of Art and Food

We experience our basic necessities every day, and, due to these often-occurring interactions, it is inevitable that we transform them into being more meaningful and pleasurable. This is the reason for the strong connection between food and art.

July Fourth

July Fourth: Historically a Day of Celebration, But What Exactly Are We Celebrating?
July fourth is historically one of America’s most nationalistic holidays -- people look forward to the leisure of family get-togethers. But of course, this political climate is now something that, to many, does not feel this country should only be celebrated.

Americans and Their Flags

With the combination of the polarized political stances of the U.S and the progression of online activism, people have been publically destroying the American flag by stepping on and burning it on social media. Destroying the flag has become a form of protest for the injustices that minorities in this country still endure today.

"People Are Not Statistics"

Suicide isn’t an occupational hazard. The feeling of isolation and helplessness that leads to suicide is one only a fraction of the people can relate to. Being a photo-based magazine, we were curious to hear the stories of some of our colleagues, see what they had to say, and try to understand how they felt.

MARKUS BRUNETTI: The Perfectionist

Structures that do not count as a direct requirement for life, but show that humans have learned to think beyond the limits of their life. Holy houses were built large and significant to amaze “the masses.” That works in the Middle Ages, where the masses could neither read nor write and did not have a TV.

Embracing Queer Children

There once was a time when convention was law. People thought that certain traditions concerning gender and sexual identity needed to be upheld because, until recently, that had been the norm. If a boy was drawn to extravagant outfits and liked to apply make-up, he would be labeled as weird.

In the News: Detention Centers

It is likely to affect people of color who are entering the county illegally more frequently than white immigrants seeking asylum. No matter who it affects, it is an abhorrent policy that will have lasting effects on all those who are its victims.

Photography for Flyers

An increasing amount of airports are choosing to combat the stress of flying with art installations and galleries for passengers. Photography exhibits in particular have sprung up as a popular way to ‘see’ a region, and San Francisco International Airport is taking the lead in providing such opportunities.