Unclear Fronts

A collection of images made by blending two frames of the war in Syria, as a means to visually connect cause and consequence, or events that aren’t necessarily directly related to each other, but that are all part of the timeless absurdity of war.

Alice Martins

Alice Martins is a freelance photojournalist covering humanitarian crises and armed conflict in the Middle East.

Born in 1980 and raised by the Atlantic ocean in southern Brazil, she started photographing with a Kodak Instamatic camera in 1989.

Between 2004 and 2005, she lived in southern Africa, working on a photo-documentary on HIV and AIDS educational programs in Namibia.

She is currently based in Iraq, covering the ongoing war in Syria since mid-2012, and the war against ISIS in Iraq since 2014.

Her work has been featured on Harper’s, TIME, Stern, Leica Fotographie International, Newsweek, among other publications. She is a regular contributor to The Washington Post.