Posts Tagged ‘Photography’

Writing on the wall: Palestine’s graffiti

Posted on: December 5th, 2013 by iainmarlow | No Comments

Toronto Review contributor Daniela Porat discusses the role of graffiti in Israel and Palestine with Adam Heffez, the author of Words and Walls: Social Commentary through Graffiti in Israel and the West Bank. On both sides of the divide, the images offer potent, street-level reminders of tragedy and struggle, historically and in the present day.

The claustrophobic streets of Yangon

Posted on: March 12th, 2013 by iainmarlow | No Comments

Photographer Nathaniel Brunt travels to Yangon, the former capital of Burma, in his second photo essay for the Toronto Review.

Burma in black and white

Posted on: January 19th, 2013 by iainmarlow | 2 Comments

Haunting black and white images taken by photojournalist Nathaniel Brunt on a journey along the roads and through the villages of Burma’s Shan State, an enormous and largely rural territory that borders China, Laos and Thailand.

A Glimpse at a still-torn Rwanda

Posted on: March 30th, 2010 by iainmarlow | No Comments

The far from democratic state is still recovering from the 1994 genocide, where as many as one million Tutsis and moderate Hutus were murdered. A photo essay by reporter Debra Black.

The Food of Palestine

Posted on: January 31st, 2010 by iainmarlow | 1 Comment

On a recent road-trip through Palestine, our correspondent had the opportunity to observe the intricate social nuances emanating from this region’s version of Arabic food — and to indulge, not only in the exquisite cuisine, but in stimulating conversation with locals on the social meanings of Palestinian food.

Santa in New York City

Posted on: December 18th, 2009 by iainmarlow | No Comments

Thousands of unofficial Santas flooded Williamsburg, Brooklyn in early December for New York City’s annual SantaCon. The Bedford L subway stop overflowed with stumbling, red-clad participants as they made their way to the Manhattan stop as part of the day-long convention.

Hong Kong

Posted on: December 2nd, 2009 by iainmarlow | No Comments

Three haunting photos from a rainy day in Hong Kong. By Laura Fitch, The Review’s Senior Editor for China.