Category Archives: DocPhoto

French newspaper sans photo!



To coincide with Paris Photo’s opening, French newspaper Libération has chosen to remove all images from its 14 November issue in a bid to show the power and importance of photography at a time when the industry is facing unprecedented challenges, say the newspaper’s editors

Read more: British Journal of Photography

“A visual shock. For the first time in its history, Libération is published without photographs. In their place: a series of empty frames that create a form of silence; an uncomfortable one. It’s noticeable, information is missing, as if we had become a mute newspaper. [A newspaper] without sound, without this little internal music that accompanies sight,” writes Brigitte Ollier, a journalist at Libération’s Culture desk.

Wolf Boewig and Black Light

Some of you may recall Wolf Boewig visiting the Doc Photo class in the Fall of 2010. His work will be shown in next year’s University Art Gallery schedule. This message just came in from him:

Dear friends and partners,

last saturday Black.Light project was featured on two pages in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ), the leading german daily – Black.Light will define the new borders of photojournalism in printed, animated and digital form.

…we cant be more happy.

Still free.
Still wild.
Still Wolf.