Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.

This week's gallery features an Afghan boy trying to warm up next to a bonfire in a refugee village on the Greek island of Lesbos; people performing during a protest in Rio de Janeiro against the Brazilian mining company Vale after two dams burst, wiping out a village in Minas Gerais; and a Syrian girl licking a lollipop after her arrival on a small boat from the Turkish coast to Lesbos.

 

This gallery was produced by Courtney Dittmar in New York and contains photos published Nov. 14-Nov. 20, 2015.

 

 

 

Text from the AP news story, AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

 

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Nat Castañeda is an interdisciplinary visual artist based in Brooklyn, New York. A California native, Castañeda works primarily in video and collage, with an emphasis on tactile intimacy with her materials remaining an important aspect of all her projects. Common issues in Castañeda’s work are the conflating of iconography and pornography, the questioning of traditional gender binaries, and the role of technology within personal narratives. She received her MFA from the School of Visual Arts and has shown at venues such as El Museo del Barrio and Electronic Arts Intermix. In addition to her art practice, Castañeda currently works at The Associated Press where she leads a team that curates AP's online archive of historic and contemporary photojournalism. Castañeda’s photography has appeared in the New York Times,U.S. News & World Report and USA Today.