PUNCTUM is a new photo maga-zine that will showcase contempo-rary photography rom a Pan-Asiatic point o view. Each issueaims to present at least ourteenphoto essays by Asian photogra-phers that will be accompanied bytexts that reect on the realityexpressed by the images.PUNCTUM will explore andenhance awareness o contemporaryAsian photography in all its orms(reportage, artistic and ashion)internationally.PUNCTUM will develop a platormor critical discussion o contemporary Asian photography.PUNCTUM aspires to act as a link between Asia and the West to ollowtrends and developments in Asianphotography.
Why the name Punctum?
What is Punctum?
is aterm coined by the celebrated criticRoland Barthes in his classic essay“Camera Lucida”. Through thisname, the magazine pays tribute toBarthes’ invaluable contributionsto photography.
Aghanistan, Bangladesh,Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia,Iran, Japan, Philippines, Singapore,South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand,United Arab Emirates.