Nayeem Siddiquee's 'Under the Red Sky' is one of the images featured in 'Reclaim the Street'
Copyright  Copyright Thames & Hudson / Nayeem Siddiquee

'Reclaim the Street': A celebration of street photography across the globe

By Saskia O'Donoghue

New book 'Reclaim the Street', which is set for release on 6 April, bills itself as a world tour of the very best street photography today, showcasing work from more than one hundred contemporary photographers.

If you're a fan of street photography, then you won't want to miss the upcoming book 'Reclaim the Street', which showcases the very best of the artform from across the world. 

'Reclaim the Street' features the work of more than 100 contemporary photographers, from established names to emerging talent and makes for a diverse collection that highlights the scope and depth of the street photography genre.

The book is co-authored by Stephen McLaren and Matt Stuart, two of the leading voices in street photography today. McLaren is the co-author of the acclaimed 'Street Photography Now' and editor of Magnum Streetwise, while Stuart has exhibited his art and taught street photography all over the globe.

Euronews Culture have picked a few of our favourite images from the book...

Copyright Thames & Hudson / Emre Çakmak
Emre Çakmak's 'Istanbul'Copyright Thames & Hudson / Emre Çakmak

'Istanbul' by Emre Çakmak was shot in 2019.

Copyright Thames & Hudson / Sam Ferris
Sam Ferris' 'Chip Thieves'Copyright Thames & Hudson / Sam Ferris

'Chip Thieves' was taken by Sam Ferris at the Circular Quay in Sydney, Australia in 2019

Copyright Thames & Hudson / Charalampos Kydonakis
Charalampos Kydonakis' 'Marching Geese'Copyright Thames & Hudson / Charalampos Kydonakis

'Marching Geese' was taken in Northern Greece in 2011 by Charalampos Kydonakis.

Copyright Thames & Hudson / Blake Andrews
'Wesserunsett Lake' is a featured work by Blake AndrewsCopyright Thames & Hudson / Blake Andrews

Blake Andrews took this photo, entitled 'Wesserunsett Lake' in the US state of Maine in 2018.

Copyright Thames & Hudson / Julia Baier
Photographer Julia Baier's 2002 work is also celebrated in the bookCopyright Thames & Hudson / Julia Baier

This abstract work from 2002 was taken by Julia Baier in Bremen, Germany.

Thames & Hudson / Manal Abu-Shaheen
Manal Abu-Shaheen's 'Untitled (Cat)'Thames & Hudson / Manal Abu-Shaheen

'Untitled (Cat)' was shot by Manal Abu-Shaheen in 2016 in Beirut, Lebanon

Thames & Hudson / Julie Hrudová
This quirky image was taken in Amsterdam by Julie HrudováThames & Hudson / Julie Hrudová

Julie Hrudová's 'Hogesluis, Amsterdam' was photographed in 2020.

'Reclaim the Street' is published by Thames & Hudson and released on Thursday 6 April.

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