TO BE or NOT TO BE ... A PHOTOJOURNALIST
EROS HOAGLAND: CONFLICT- WE FEAR WOLVES BECAUSE WE NEVER SEE THEM...
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“Working in a war zone is both nerve-racking and exhilarating.”
Hoagland has a long history with conflict—his father was a conflict photographer who was killed in El Salvador in 1984 while shooting for Newsweek. In Mexico, Hoagland documented societal violence and corruption. “Conflicts and wars are fought for the old reasons: man's desire for dominance over men,” he says in this short film, We Fear Wolves Because We Never See Them. With a baby on the way and a lifetime of traumatic memories from war, however, Hoagland is ready to move on to the next thing: “Enough is enough. I did it. I did it well".
"My pictures do not scream, they whisper..."
Jan 18, 2016
Click here to watch this interview in which the Irish photographer talks about his portrait series of Saharawi people of Western Sahara.
Andrew McConnell was born in 1977 and began his career as a press photographer covering the closing stages of the conflict in Northern Ireland and the transition to peace. In 2004, he left press photography to concentrate on documentary photography and has since worked on stories worldwide, covering events in Europe, Asia and in Africa, where he has lived for the past four years. HIs work regularly documents people and places that remain under-reported in the international media and his images have appeared internationally in publications such as National Geographic, Newsweek, Time, Der Spiegel, FT Magazine, Vanity Fair Italy, The Sunday Times Magazine and Internazionale.