Doug Rickard’s photography appropriates imagery of American suburbs found in Google Street View. In this interview Siobhán Bohnacker questions the role of the photographer and discusses Rickard’s social critique.
Afterall's first photo-essay, by Polly Braden and David Campany, chronicles the River Lea in east London, site of the 2012 Olympic Games.
In this video essay, Sarah Pierce excerpts four Irish-language television programmes from the 1950s and 60s that complicate Ireland's perception of its past and explore, as she writes, how notions of language, nation, history and territory are constructed.
Jess Baines looks back at London's printmaking workshops of the 1970s and 80s, DIY sites of political and community activism that rejected the traditional role of the artist to participate in a network of campaign groups, radical publishers and alternative distributors.