AMERICAN SHORT STORIES
The star-spangled banner is the symbol of the American dream. But life in America is much more colorful than simple red, white and blue. S Magazine picked five photographers to tell us more about it. The end product is a kaleidoscope of views on what American culture actually is, as seen through the eyes of outsiders.
Frontiers The photographer and filmmaker Francesco Carrozzini celebrates the feeling of the Wild West. An American In America World Press Photo prizewinner Ilona Szwarc tells an enigmatic story from New York in pictures balanced between kitsch and sadness. Selling Like Hot Cakes Fashion photographer and artist Enrique Badulescu ploughs his way through the clichés of US consumer culture with a mischievous glint in his eye. L.A. Noir René & Radka, the photographer duo, take us to downtown Los Angeles and let actors glitter glamorously in the style of the film noir era.