#43 — Sweet Life



In GUP#43, we explore the (bitter) sweet thing that we tend to call life. What comes immediately to mind when we talk about (bitter) sweetness? That's right, Ed van der Elsken's famous book Sweet Life. We follow his odyssey as lead, selecting images that exude the essence of a Sweet Life.

This issue features an interview with the exclusive photographer Bertien van Manen, who has been traveling the world extensively with her small analogue camera since the late 1970s. Nora Uitterlinden talked to her about photography, traveling and black holes.

Additional photographers highlighted in the magazine include: Chad Moore, David Magnusson, Fabrice Monteiro, Lin Zhipeng / No.223, J.D. 'Okhai Ojeikere, Tatjana Schlör, Max Pinckers, Lukasz Wierzbowski, René Groebl, Bertien van Manen, Pekka Turunen and Robert Frank, among others.

Featured in this issue