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I am a cultural reporter based in New York. I write about all sorts of subjects, but tend to focus on photography. I contribute to The New York Times Lens Blog , NPR , National...
Furkan Temir was only 19 when he left home to photograph the northern Syrian border town of Kobani, where in 2014 fighters from the Kurdish diaspora, along with the American-led coalition, began expelling Islamic State forces. My story on today's New York Times Lens Blog. http://nyti.ms/1NT7jQH
With tides rising from climate change and with money tight, villagers on an Alaskan barrier island are unsure how, or when, they will relocate. My story for the New York Times Lens Blog: http://nyti.ms/1WZhBnq
Lesbos is a popular vacation destination, but when migrants began streaming there, Marieke van der Velden and her partner, Philip Brink, paired them with tourists for conversations about their journeys. My story for the NYT Lens Blog: http://nyti.ms/215Hpzf
My New York Times Lens Blog article on William Gedney, who once said he was not “a social problem photographer.” Working in places like Appalachia and Northern California, he challenged preconceived notions to find enduring — and unexpected — images. Read more.
My latest story for The New York Times Lens Blog about Syrian refugees who have taken to the Arctic Circle, where they cycle the final stretch across the border from Russia into Norway. Photos by Alessandro Iovino.
My article for National Geographic magazine on the photographer Danila Tkachenko and his Remnants of a Failed Utopia. Available in the December, 2015 issue and online here: http://proof.nationalgeographic.com/2015/11/14/remnants-of-a-failed-utopia/
Some Muslim women in northern Nigeria have found opportunity — and popularity — writing romance novels that show how their young heroines come of age. My article on The New York Times Lens Blog about Glenna Gordon's latest project: http://nyti.ms/1LFoHdO
Matt Black has been awarded this year’s W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography. Mary F. Calvert and Marcus Bleasdale are sharing the $5,000 W. Eugene Smith Fund Fellowship award. And, Tom Garber takes the $5,000 Howard Chapnick Grant for his film “Pixel Nation.” My story on the Lens Blog: http://nyti.ms/1k5IIzX
An ancient harvest festival in India in which men wrestle bulls for prizes has brought bans, as well as calls for preserving a cultural tradition. My article about photographer Selvaprakash Lakshmanan. Read here»
When the Museum of Modern Art published a three volume history of its photography collection, it purposely started in the current era to remind people of its commitment to looking ahead. Read my Lens Blog article here: http://nyti.ms/1jQ1eMx