The ING New York City Marathon is arguably the biggest, most important event in the world of running. But more than this, it is the thousands of runners from all over the world coming together to test their strength, stamina, and will. This is their story.
by Constantine Manos
Photographing mostly in
exotic locales and at public events within the United States, Constantine Manos presents
a kaleidoscopic view of American culture. As a showcase of the sundry layers of American society, the images are also a retrospective, presenting a man's curiosity for his country's diversity.
Book of the Week: Raised by Wolves
by Jim Goldberg
Jim Goldberg documented the lives of teenage runaways from 1987 to 1993 in San Francisco and Los Angeles. In Raised by Wolves, he has compiled the photographs, video stills, found documents, and handwritten texts by the subjects he followed to create a scrapbook that shows the dangerous challenges America’s displaced youths face on the streets.
Borders create and define land and identity. The safeguarding, disruption, and shifting of these lines through war or other means has and continues to shape civilization. This week’s Zoom In explores the symbolism of borders.