Seamus Murphy has photographed extensively in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa, and Latin America. His photography from Afghanistan, begun in 1994, chronicles the tumultuous life of the Afghan people. A collection of this work, titled A Darkness Visible: Afghanistan, was published as a book in 2008 and produced into an award-winning film. He has won seven World Press Photo Awards. He lives in London.
ARTICLES FEATURING SEAMUS
Shrapnel and Song: On Contemporary Poetry from Afghanistan
Despite its oppression under the Taliban and beyond, the ancient culture of landay poetry persists in Afghanistan today, practiced almost exclusively by women....