The less heard, the less obvious.

Spit Gold Onto An Empire

For the people of Myanmar, history is repeating itself once again. On the 1st of February 2021, the Myanmar military stormed the parliament building, taking control of the country in another military coup.

The Process – Raphael Gaultier

A social documentary photographer based in Seattle, Raphael Gaultier’s work is centred around cultural preservation and capturing the intimacies of daily life. His latest series, The Last Whispers of the Light, focuses on what home…

The Process – Matilde Viegas

A self-taught photographer based in Porto, Matilde Viegas’ work deals with themes of intimacy and connection, as well as personal history and identity. Viegas’ themes stem from personal experience documenting issues surrounding family, migration, relationships…

Sem Langendijk’s Docklands

Initiated in 2015, Sem Langendijk’s The Docklands Project is an analyses of the post-industrial city through the harbour area. Focusing on the high demand for living near the water, the project tries to get a…

AND 2020 Book Launch

Each year at Then There Was Us we strive to celebrate the outstanding work of those who are consistently creating unique and powerful stories, published in a beautifully printed annual.

Daniel Kovalovszky: An Infernal Play

In 1945 in Hungary, Mátyás Rákosi the leader of the Hungarian Communist Party, following the Soviet example, introduced a new Stalinist dictatorship in which human rights were severely violated. He established the State Protection Security…

The Home & Migration Issue

Within this issue we begin our exploration of the definitions, meanings and circumstances of Home & Migration. We begin to unravel the sprawling and extensive concepts of home and in turn, the effects and consequences…