Produced by Kate Phillips, Magnum Photos
PRIPYAT, Ukraine—Abandoned housing built to service Chernobyl stations. All 50,000 residents were evacuated from the city the day after the Chernobyl accident because of the dangerous levels of radiation, 1997.
Book of the Week
by Chris Steele-Perkins
The impetus for this three-year project began when Steele - Perkins was offered a gift from his Japanese wife of the famous book by nineteenth-century master printmaker Katsushika Hokusai, "36 Views of Mount Fuji". Struck by the verisimilitude of the prints as historical documents of the life of the peoples around the mountain - woodcutters, fishermen, peasants, aristocrats - as well as the beauty and spiritual aspect of the area, Steele-Perkins began to research further.
Join the Fray
A photographer is an acrobat treading the high wire of chance, trying to capture shooting stars.
Guy Le Querrec