Doug Battenhausen has been trolling dead image-hosting accounts, rotted links, and maybe your tweenage MySpace for the past five years, amassing a collection of gloriously depressing snapshots.
Underneath the grandeur of nature, the struggles of small-town life are found.
These aren't your run-of-the-mill bikini-clad beauty queens—they are hermit crabs, the beloved crawly souvenir you likely made your parents buy you on the boardwalk as a child.
"I don't know about the future, we live under siege. This is the only thing that makes us feel free."
Tonight at American Medium, an ambitious startup gallery in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, artist Jaimie Warren will unveil the bizarre and amazing results of her latest community art initiative.
In the immediate aftermath of the February 2011 earthquake, the New Zealand government virtually sealed off the inner city. Somehow photographer Sabin Holloway gained access.
This is a very weird snapshot of German and American history.
Norman Behrendt portraits of Berlin's most prominent graffiti writers serve as a comment on the duality of their lives.
Alex Sturrock photographed Dave, who lives with a non-traditional assortment of pets in Wood Green, North London.
The suddenly famous family of filmmaking recluses visited the origin of the movies they were raised on.
Nick Tolewski was in his early teens when he started taking photos of the Thomastown Sharps.
Chris Shaw spent three years photographing life on a housing estate in the south of England.
Photographer Sarah Pabst talks about her experience documenting the market known as La Salada.
Photographer Olga Kravets documents modern life in Chechyna, a federal state of Russia, where Turkish-built skyscrapers tower over citizens and the government tortures young men if they show any sign of dissent.
Photographer Dru Donovan collaborated with a group of men from the Fordham section of the Bronx to stage images that revisit their previous encounters with the NYPD.
This spring, my students at SVA went to the islands surrounding Manhattan in an effort to turn municipal New York into a tropical paradise.
Photographer Lijie Zhang documents the plight of blind students in China so that more is done to improve their situation.
These guys are the low-key Melbourne photo bromance you never knew you always wanted.
Niko J. Kallianiotis's photo series, Motherland, shows a happier side of the country than the one we are used to seeing.
"You can't put a price on a child's smile," said one of the volunteer firemen.
These photos show the little nuggets of happiness and light that Palestinians experience while living under the harsh conditions of occupation in the West Bank.
The event, put on by Sonja Sohn's organization ReWired for Change, was part play, part concert, part rally, and part reunion.