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Andreas Gursky on the photograph that changed everything: 'It was pure intuition' The Guardian

 

It went against all he had been taught. But this image of Salerno harbour was a turning point for the great photographer, paving the way to his epic landscapes. Read here

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Jena Friedman: the outrageous talkshow host women have been waiting for The Guardian

 

Provocative and very funny, the comedian’s satirical chatshow specialises in taking on white men who have never had their values questioned. Read more here

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Listening To The Listeners: Low Interviewed The Quietus

 

Dale Berning Sawa talks to Alan Sparhawk and Mimi Parker about their career - both quiet and loud. Read here

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An-My Lê on her Silent General (Fragment II) series The Guardian

 

‘It’s a response to the school shootings’. Read here

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Unbounded Exploration: An Interview with patten The Quietus

 

Following the release of his dazzling Warp debut album ESTOILE NAIANT, Dale Berning Sawa meets up with the London artist to discuss language and meaning. Read here

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David Goldblatt on his best summer shot The Guardian

 

‘It’s harvest time and life is harsh’. Read here

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Fused: Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto Interviewed The Quietus

 

Dale Berning Sawa caught up with Alva Noto and Ryuichi Sakamoto in anticipation of their London performance to talk about what makes a collaboration of this calibre possible, and necessary, and the sounds they treasure most.. Read here

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Hicham Benohoud on the boy with the cardboard feet The Guardian

 

‘I was bored teaching art in Marrakech, so I started taking photographs of my students instead’. Read here

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Four queer women defying the snow: Mikael Owunna's best photograph The Guardian

 

‘Snow evokes the west, Europe, the far north – places that have historically been hostile to black people. So this is like an assertion: we’re going to take this place for ourselves’. Read here

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Until One Of Us Dies: An Interview With Maher Shalal Hash Baz  The Quietus

 

"I'm like a prodigal son," says Tori Kudo; partner Reiko prefers to stay home with her cats. They tell Dale Berning Sawa  about life in Maher Shalal Hash Baz. Read here

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Pixy Liao's best photograph: eating a papaya off my boyfriend's crotch The Guardian

 

‘There was this trend of eating sushi from a woman’s naked body. So when I found the perfect papaya, I knew exactly how to shoot it’. Read here

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Yto Barrada's best photograph: the prawn factory where women can't talk The Guardian

 

‘The women peel prawns all day while a big tube pumps in cold air, making a deafening noise. They get few breaks and a manager walks up and down telling them to get back to work’. Read here

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Nothing But Heart: Alan Sparhawk of Low's Favourite Albums The Quietus

 

Low and Retribution Gospel Choir play in the UK next week. In advance of a full interview on the Quietus next week, frontman Alan Sparhawk spoke to Dale Berning Sawa about his thirteen favourite album. Read here

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Why Tarek Atoui's new collection of musical instruments is striking an unfamiliar chord The Guardian

 

It’s an instrument - but how do you play it and what does it sound like? The discovery of a stash of obscure instruments has inspired a performance artwork at Tate Modern – Dale Berning Sawa took part. Read here

 

 

The Atlas des régions naturelles: France as you've never seen her before The Guardian

They set out to capture the forgotten France, the everyday architecture of emptied towns and overlooked villages – before their uniqueness is lost for ever. Eric Tabuchi and Nelly Monnier talk us through their vast photographic atlas. Read more here

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Kissing cowboys: the queer

rodeo stars bucking a macho

American tradition The Guardian

 

Photographer Luke Gilford could not believe his eyes when he first stumbled across a gay rodeo. He set about capturing the joyous, tender, authentic world he saw there. Read more here

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"When something goes wrong, we can’t just go and fix her." The Guardian

 

A planetary scientist on the Mars Curiosity team details the rover's journey to date. Read here

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We Need Horses On Stage... And Lassos: Santigold Interviewed The Quietus

 

Dale Berning Sawa talks to Santi White about the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, obsessive listening and post punk. Read here

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Talismanic And Thirty: The Strange World Of... Yo La Tengo The Quietus

 

Three decades of music-making hasn’t dulled the Hoboken group’s ability to stop their listeners in their tracks. Dale Berning Sawa gives the casual listener a guide to the high points of their career. Read here

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Keep The Wheel Spinning: Yo La Tengo Interviewed The Quietus

 

Dale Berning Sawa talks to Yo La Tengo about their Spin the Wheel tour, the element of surprise and Spongebob Squarepants. Read here