Fisheye Magazine #24
Fisheye is a society magazine that deals with the world through the eyes of photographers, and it seemed obvious to us that authors engaged in the representation of animals had new things to tell us. With images that speak above all about us, humans, and the way we project our fears, our weaknesses and our social organizations onto animals. Finding the authors around the globe was a delight, a real treasure hunt that allowed us to find beautiful, funny, moving or inspiring nuggets. Contemporary wildlife photography delivers strong messages, like William Wegman, who signs the cover of this issue.
This 24th edition of Fisheye went to the country of the Rising Sun to see what was happening in Kyotographie, the new up-and-coming festival, before exploring the photographic offerings of the Netherlands, as generous as they are varied. Then it was to Sweden, in the suburbs of Malmö, that Martin Bogren took us with his Tractor Boys, offering us, thanks to his smoky images, a dizzying journey into the world of teenagers. But we didn’t neglect France, either, as we went to La Gacilly, in Brittany, to discover emerging talents, or to Vichy, where the Modds agency exhibited its French touch at the Portrait(s) festival.
This issue also takes you to other territories: Adobe is preparing a revolution that should reshape the landscape in depth; some municipalities are deploying their anti-homeless arsenal, which the Survival Group catalogues in images… But fortunately, Guerlain brings us a touch of poetry with the photos of Sarah Moon, Alice Springs and Dolorès Marat, who take a look at women…