The day ‘she’ was planted in the garden by Yahya Dehghanpour

Monday 13 th of February 1967 must have been the day the poetry died in Iran. It was the day when poet and filmmaker Forough Farrokhzad, commonly known as Forough, could not avoid a car crash in Tehran. She passed away in the ambulance while she was rushed to a …

LISBOA “cidade triste e alegre” by Victor Palla and Costa Martins

Following its first publication in 1959, Lisboa “cidade triste e alegre” immediately became a photobook with an aura. At least in Portuguese intellectual life, it was treasured as a talisman. The book represented the birth of truly modernist Portuguese photography. Yet, it had mostly been unavailable (or unaffordable). By the …

CAPE’s Favourite Photobooks of the Year 2015

Segregation Story:  Terrible pictures of a sad story. Sad pictures of a terrible story. Gordon Park’s colorful account of somewhere a society not so long ago. Gordon Parks/Steidl Modoru Okinawa: “Mother, Mother, There is too many of you crying”……Life as it was in Okinawa. US Army soldiers freaking out in …