Burn Magazine Print Sale

Burn Magazine Print Sale SEE FULL COLLECTION October 17 – 23, 2022 The first ever Burn Magazine Print Sale is LIVE. Our museum quality signed archival pigment prints are 6×9 inch image size on an 8.5×11 inch paper. Printed by Davide di Gianni in Rome. The full collection to be purchased from today until Sunday October 23, …

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“Beware the Ides of March” Julius Caesar by Jérôme Sessini

“Beware the Ides of March” Julius Caesar Photographs and text y Jérôme Sessini In 2014 until 2017, I worked in the Russian-speaking regions of Donbass, in Donetsk, Luhansk, Mariupol… Russia was clearly supporting the pro-Russian separatists, and the Russian media was showering Russian-speaking civilians with propaganda against the Ukrainian government and against the Western media, but still, the …

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Uncovering Iraq | By Alessio Mamo

Uncovering Iraq | By Alessio Mamo Doctor Zaid and Mister Dhia together with their teams had travelled all over Iraq in the past ten years, from Basra in the South to Sinjar in the North, passing through Tikrit and the river Tigris. But their journeys were the most painful and challenging missions ever: guiding their …

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Niewybuch | by Natalia Kepesz

Niewybuch | by Natalia Kepesz “Niewybuch” gives an insight into the world of military camps, a phenomenon that has experienced a massive influx in Poland in recent years. In addition to being taught military basics, children and young people are playfully indoctrinated in obedience, fearlessness and patriotism. The young soldiers appear like play figures, their …

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The White Line | by Rosa Rodriguez

The White Line | by Rosa Rodriguez A vast ice desert unfolds, inhospitable and enigmatic, with untouched beauty. In the regions of Kulusuk and Qaanaaq in Greenland, Yamalia in Siberia, and Norwegian and Finnish Lapland. Arctic Circle 66º 33′ where earth and sky become one. The fragile, wildly beautiful nature of the Arctic region, lives …

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Polar Night | by Mark Mahaney

Polar Night | by Mark Mahaney  71.2906° N, 156.7886° W  Utqiaġvik, Alaska Top of the world they call it. Don’t feel that way. Feels like the bottom. So dark there’s no end. So cold there’s no feel. If I took ten steps into the night, I wouldn’t even know where I’d be when I’d look …

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The Promise | By Irina Werning

The Promise | By Irina Werning I met Antonella (12) four years ago because of my long-term project Las Pelilargas, where I search and photograph women with long hair across different Latin American communities, since 2006. During lockdown I photographed her every week. One day in the middle of a shoot she told me “Hurry …

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Minas Gerais | Michael Naify

Minas Gerais | Michael Naify This body of work stems from the 2019 trailing’s dam collapse in Brumadinho, Minas Gerais, Brazil killing some 270 people. I happened to be in the state capital for the month having moved my elderly mother-in-law there to be closer to family. I was able to visit and shoot the aftermath of the disaster with …

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A Muntagna | Emanuele Occhipinti

A Muntagna | Emanuele Occhipinti Mount Etna and the surrounding area is an island within an island. It’s the highest active volcano in Europe, a majestic presence that touches all of Sicily and all Sicilians but, for those who live on its slopes, it’s a real and significant presence to live with day after day. …

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Exodus | By Nicolò Filippo Rosso

Exodus | By Nicolò Filippo Rosso In Latin America, lack of job opportunities, limited access to education, and political corruption have persisted for generations, fueling cycles of violence and displacement that are both symptoms and causes of disrupted societies.  I have documented this phenomenon for the past four years, traveling along migration routes from Venezuela …

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Afro Atlantico | By Alex Almeida

Afro Atlantico | By Alex Almeida The “AFRO ATLANTICO” series was devised from my experience in the peripheral cultures of big Brazilian cities as well as the plunge into the depths of the Amazon rainforest, mostly renowned for its wildlife and vegetation, however equally vast in its human mosaic. This universe referred to as minorities has been historically oppressed and erased …

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Tompo | By Alexey Vasilyev

Tompo | By Alexey Vasilyev Topolinoye village is located in the eastern part of Yakutia (Russian Federation), on the left bank of the Tompo River. The word ‘tompo’ in Even means ‘thread’. The population of the village is about 1000 people. Native people, evens, are representatives of one of the small nations of the North. …

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Sin Hombre | By Cristina Vatielli

“Sin Hombre” | By Cristina Vatielli “In the shadows of a small bedroom, legs intertwine with crumpled sheets of a bed to be shared: they love each other and will love each other forever, until death do them part”. What may seem like a sweet convivial situation between two spouses, in late 19th century Spain …

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EPF 2021 | Grant Recipient

Grant Recipient of the Emerging Photographer Fund 2021 “Sin Hombre” By Cristina Vatielli Sin Hombre is a free reconstruction of a love that is as sincere as it is impossible between two women who lived in Galicia in the late 1800s. Elisa Sanchéz Lorica and Marcela Garcìa Ibeas were forced to conceal their relationship within the four walls of …

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EPF 2021 | Call for Submissions

Emerging Photographer Fund 2021 Shortlist announcement – December 20, 2021.  Grant recipient announcement – December 20, 2021.  – Submissions Closed – The Emerging Photographer Fund is designed to support continuation of a photographer’s personal project, or emerging career. This body of work may be of either journalistic mission or purely personal artistic imperatives. There is …

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A Hundred Stories | By Michelle Ma

A Hundred Stories | By Michelle Ma Qinglian, who worked as a chemistry professor in southern regions of China, suffered under cancer caused by radiation. She passed away when my father was 18 years old. My grandpa, a stubborn literature Professor, was blamed for his lacking tender to his wife. Since then, chemistry and literature was considered a …

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Miniature Soldiers | By Aude Osnowycz

Miniature Soldiers By Aude Osnowycz For the last six years, I have been documenting the militarization and recruitment of youth in the post-Soviet space, particularly in Ukraine and Russia. There are military schools of excellence, ultranationalist paramilitary camps, patriotic youth movements. It is not uncommon to see parents marveling at their children of barely 8 …

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Catching Mice | By Jimmy Lam

Catching Mice By Jimmy Lam Deng Xiaoping once said, “It does not matter whether a cat is black or white, as long as it catches mice.”  These words ushered in China’s ‘Reform and Opening Up’ in 1979, transforming a country then in complete turmoil during the Cultural Revolution from 1966 to 1976, into what is now …

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History of Life | By Cai Dongdong

History of Life By Cai Dongdong Captured through the eyes of ordinary Chinese citizens before, during, and after the cultural revolution and curated by one of China’s most talented visual artists, “History of Life” presents a fascinating story on the determination of the human spirit. A collection of 415 restored photographs chronicling the history of modern China from …

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Hotpot Singapore | By Matthew Lam

“Hotpot Singapore” By Matthew Lam In 1819, the year when the British founded Singapore, the place was just an abandoned and unimportant piece of rock about 625 square metres in size at the tip of Malaya in Southeast Asia.  There were only 150 inhabitants, including pirates.  Since, the peninsula had magically transformed into a vibrant immigrant society. …

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Afterdark: Consequences of War on Women in the Gaza Strip | By Simona Ghizzoni

Afterdark: Consequences of War on Women in the Gaza Strip By Simona Ghizzoni ESSAY CONTAINS EXPLICIT CONTENT I reached the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the first time in 2010, on assignment with a friend journalist, to document the condition of Palestinian women in the Gaza Strip. At that time, we had the access to the …

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Layered Beauty | By Tanja Houwerzijl

Layered Beauty By Tanja Houwerzijl Tanja evolved her visual style into analogue collage making. Her collages consist mostly of vintage Japanese materials, i.e. handmade paper, old photographs, schoolbooks and magazines. She collects from antique markets, bookstores and online sellers in Japan. Tanja likes to deconstruct materials and then cut or tear apart before layering and gluing …

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Lanzarote | By Willy Vecchiato

Lanzarote By Willy Vecchiato Lanzarote is a hymn to the founding elements of the earth, the raison d’être of the senses on which the fragile human intentions rest. Like ancient wills carved on stone. Lanzarote is an epistème and together it traces the same duration of the primordial substance. Life, in which sacred and profane …

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Kilombo | By María Daniel Balcázar

KILOMBO By María Daniel Balcázar   Kilombo is a tribute to the resilience and vitality of the African legacy in Brazil. During the Atlantic slave trade, approximately 4.8 million people from various regions of Africa were forcefully transported to Brazil, bringing with them only their memories. Through their oral history, in the remembrance of their …

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Irina Werning – La Cuarentena

Irina Werning La Cuarentena It’s the new normal ! Lockdowns are being championed as a solution to the spread of the number one enemy: the coronavirus. In developing countries like Argentina, where 40% of the population lives in poverty, it’s difficult to just stay fixated on the fear of infection when one realizes how daunting …

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Mafalda Rakoš – A Story to Tell

Mafalda Rakoš A Story to Tell [ FUJIFILM/YOUNG TALENT AWARD 2019 FINALIST ]  “You don’t really fit in… You don’t fit into the group of normal people, because you’re anorexic. And you don’t fit with those affected by anorexia, because you’re a man.“ – Thomas, 21. Our process always starts with a conversation. What does …

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Ute Behrend – Bear Girls

Ute Behrend Bear Girls [ EPF 2019 FINALIST ] How do young girls become strong women? Adolescence is the theme of my new book. At the beginning I tell a story about a fictional “Indian tribe” that separates its pubescent girls and dresses them in bearskins. In this way they are protected from premature sexualisation. …

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Alexander Bronfer – Floating

Alexander Bronfer Floating This project is about the tight bonds connecting us to The Dead Sea, in the face of ecological catastrophe threatening the future of this unique natural treasure.     People are always fascinated by the Dead Sea. This place was always a refuge for messiahs, zealots, martyrs, kings, and ascetics. People prayed, sinned, …

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Anniina Joensalo – Tender

Anniina Joensalo Tender [ FUJIFILM/YOUNG TALENT AWARD 2019 FINALIST ]  “Tender” is an exploration into the contradictions inherent in queer lives and loves. I want to explore all aspects of intimacy in a non-normative way and in non-normative settings. In this series I’ve captured the people around me, my friends, partners and lovers. I’m inspired …

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Luis Cobelo – Chas Chas

Luis Cobelo Chas Chas 30 years ago, I came across a story in a comic book called “Parque Chas”, about a mysterious neighborhood in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The comic reveals the adventures of a writer who was told that fantastic and extraordinary things happen there. A place where wonderful mystical people live.       …

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Mariia Ermolenko- Flow

Mariia Ermolenko Flow [ FUJIFILM/YOUNG TALENT AWARD 2019 FINALIST ]  In my project I research time. Man is in perpetual search. In Japanese philosophy, there is the concept of “Fueki Riuko”. This is about form of the eternal and continuous, which are associated with the current and instant. These pictures were taken in different places …

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Sathish Kumar – Town Boy

Sathish Kumar Town Boy [ EPF 2019 FINALIST ] These are images from as early as my teens to this day. The essence of every new experience as I was growing up was recorded with my camera – roaming around the neighborhood, meeting old friends, most times making new ones. At some point, I had …

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Lavinia Parlamenti & Manfredi Pantanella – An Atlas of Countries that Don’t Exist

Lavinia Parlamenti & Manfredi Pantanella An Atlas of Countries that Don’t Exist [ EPF 2019 FINALIST ] Political charts of the world are very fluid realities. Countries are created and countries die. In today’s world, globalization hasn’t killed the concept of Nation-State, but has certainly tore down its importance. A world once defined by borders …

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Daniel Kovalovszky – An Infernal Play

Daniel Kovalovszky An Infernal Play [ EPF 2019 FINALIST ] In 1945 Mátyás Rákosi, the leader of the Hungarian Communist Party, following the Soviet example, introduced a new Stalinist dictatorship in which human rights were severely violated.  As a result of show trials, several hundred thousands of political convicts were sent to forced labor camps, were …

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Giovanni Cocco – Plantarium

Giovanni Coco Plantarium The Garbatella and its flora are a well-kept Roman secret. It is an exotic and unique neighbourhood – founded in February 1920, so next to its centenary – known for its architecture based on lots, a particular kind of public housing with buildings designed according to “Barocchetto romano” style and to English …

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Lyu Geer – The Mountain of Qiang

Lyu Geer The Mountain of Qiang [ FUJIFILM/YOUNG TALENT AWARD 2019 FINALIST ]  “The Mountain of Qiang” is a plan based on Lyu Geer’s hometown, Wenchuan, Qiang ethnic minority. The construction after the 2008 earthquake has accelerated the process of modernization in the mountains, and the regional communication became more intense and the boundary became …

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Jansen van Staden – Microlight

Jansen van Staden Microlight [ EPF 2019 FINALIST ] After the death of my father in 2011, I discovered a letter, written to his psychotherapist, about his time in the Border War. He dedicated his life to sustainable projects and education in African countries, and what I read in the letter took me by surprise. It was not …

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Eva O’Leary – Happy Valley

Eva O’Leary Happy Valley [ EPF 2019 FINALIST ] I grew up in a central Pennsylvanian town, nicknamed Happy Valley. It is home to Penn State University, a big ten party school that dominates the culture both economically and geographically. The town is homogeneous, 71% of the inhabitants are between the ages of 18-24 and …

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Azadeh Besharati – Shima & Shiva

Azadeh Besharati is the recipient of the 2019 Emerging Photographer Fund and has been granted $10,000 for this essay. Burn Magazine revolves around the EPF and it is our most important curatorial contribution to the oftentimes chaotic landscape of photography today. Most importantly, our mission is to give recognition to the finest emerging authors out …

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The Emerging Photographer Fund 2019

 – GRANT RECIPIENTS  – The Emerging Photographer Fund 2019 $10,000 “Shima & Shiva” By Azadeh Besharati Shima & Shiva speaks about two twins who suffer from a genetic disorder and are fighting for a happy life in Iran.  – The Fujifilm Young Talent Award 2019  $10,000 Sleep Creek By Paul Guilmoth & Dylan Hausthor Sleep Creek manipulates a landscape that is …

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Burn Magazine Print Sale

Burn Magazine Print Sale SEE FULL COLLECTION October 17 – 23, 2022 The first ever Burn Magazine Print Sale is LIVE. Our museum quality signed archival pigment prints are 6×9 inch image size on an 8.5×11 inch paper. Printed by Davide di Gianni in Rome. The full collection to be purchased from today until Sunday October 23, …

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