From a continent in crisis, how do emerging European photographers see the rest of the world?

In this special report, we highlight a selection of emerging photographers taking part in the 2019 edition of Futures Photography, a platform dedicated to nurturing European lens-based artists. At a time when Europe is living through its most turbulent period since the Second World War — with the rise of the far right and Brexit dominating discourse — how do we reckon with the notion of European identity? And how, if at all, can this stormy period in global affairs be captured on camera?

From a continent in crisis, how do emerging European photographers see the rest of the world?

The fascinating history of Polish migration to South America

From a continent in crisis, how do emerging European photographers see the rest of the world?

Quietly breathtaking and nostalgic photos of a small town that doesn’t exist

From a continent in crisis, how do emerging European photographers see the rest of the world?

Hungarian photographer Adél Koleszár turns her lens to the mass graves of Mexico’s drug wars

From a continent in crisis, how do emerging European photographers see the rest of the world?

Onboard an overnight ‘party’ ferry, Latvia’s youth sail into uncharted waters — and uncertain times

From a continent in crisis, how do emerging European photographers see the rest of the world?

In rural Hungary, photographer Máté Bartha reveals the human face of a military youth camp

From a continent in crisis, how do emerging European photographers see the rest of the world?

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From a continent in crisis, how do emerging European photographers see the rest of the world?

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