Photographer Wing Young Huie created a huge portrait exhibit on the outside walls of the History Theatre in St. Paul, Minnesota. He grappled not just with his subjects’ family histories, but his own, too.
Longtime war photographer David Guttenfelder haunting images are part of Mission 22, an advocacy campaign to raise awareness about alarming suicide rates. His latest project: commemorating returning veterans by showing where those who killed themselves spent their lives.
Images of Cuba are usually beautiful: bright pastel colors, warm tropical weather and the bright blue hue of the ocean. But prisoners at Guantanamo can't see any of that, even though it's right outside. Photographer Debi Cornwall went to the prison to capture those contradictions on film.
When photojournalist Anja Niedringhaus was killed in April 2014 while reporting in Afghanistan, the journalism community was stunned by her loss. Now the International Women's Media Foundation is carrying on her memory by honoring the work of photographer Heidi Levine with the first Anja Niedringhaus Award.
Rituals surrounding death vary from place to place, and even from community to community within the smallest of towns. Bastienne Schmidt and Philippe Cheng traveled across the US to photograph the wide range of those rituals and what they can show us about the people and places that created them.
Nearly 200,000 refugees flee to Sweden every year. But getting there is just the first challenge, says photographer Linda Maria Thompson. Thompson, an immigrant herself, attempts to capture the migrant experience in her project "In Place of Memory."