Phil Borges

My wife introduced me to Phil Borges when she brought home the book Enduring Spirit one day after a conversation with Borges’ son, who was studying in Maastricht. The book was written by Isabel Allende to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations in 1948, and features … Continue reading

Steve Mumford

I was going through my Amazon wish list, which is full of books I meant to buy, and I stumbled across a beautiful work by Steve Mumford that I never got around to ordering. Baghdad Journal: An artist in occupied Iraq turns the concept of war photographer on its ear. Mumford acted as a war … Continue reading

Yoav Lemmer

In August 2007, NPR featured a story entitled One Year Later, Vestiges of War Fading in Israel, about life on the border between Israel and Palestine one year after the 2006 invasion of Lebanon. Accompanying the story was a photograph so beautiful that, at first, I temporarily forgot the subject matter. An Israeli plane was … Continue reading