Argentinian photographer Gabo Caruso is talking about the brilliant young collaborator of her three-year long photo series – Cora, a 10-year-old trans girl living in Barcelona with her family.
Gender permeates all aspects of our lives, stratifying society, defining opportunities and shaping our identity. Global Health 50/50 launched the #Thisisgender competition in response to the lack of representational diversity and critically reflective images of gender in global health and development, asking photographers to capture what gender means to them and looks like in their communities
- This is Gender photo exhibition is free and open to all – see it at UCL North Cloisters in London from 9 – 23 March
Photographer Ethan James Green, who is known for his striking black-and-white style, shot a group of close friends for Alexander McQueen. Wearing the spring 2020 collection, the models are Green’s long-term collaborators Dara, Torraine Futurum, and Marcs Goldberg. All three are transgender, and all three have made waves in the industry in their own right.
Struck by the lack of pictures of trans and non-binary people doing normal things, artist-activist Zackary Drucker created a database of free-access images
Tabitha Barnard’s photographs display the tenderness and brutality that is inextricably linked in the experience of being a teenage girl. Her images, full of delicate beauty, sun-glazed and etched with the shadows of pine trees, are thrown into relief by moments of quiet, mundane violence: a tooth spat into the sink, or mutilated cuticles.
A new must-see photo project, ‘To Survive on This Shore,’ offers moving portraits of a nearly invisible group: transgender elders.
This summer, we selected six poems by women and asked photographers to let the poems inspire them.
“Debi Cornwall’s Welcome to Camp America: Inside Guantánamo Bay (Radius Books) is an exhaustively researched, exceptionally photographed documentation of one the most heavily guarded prisons in the world. The way in which photographs, interviews, and government documents intersect and overlap in a multifaceted layout makes the physical book itself becomes important to the narrative. As Cornwall says, the fold-over pages and other layout elements invite the reader to either ‘take what is given or choose to dig a little deeper.’ It’s rare to find a photobook in which the book doesn’t just act as an outlet, but actually amplifies the power of the work within.”
“Trans people deserve to be compensated no matter what city they live in.”