With a strong surrealist strain, and including a welcome number of female artists, highlights from the 48th edition of the photography festival

The winner of the British Journal of Photography International Photography Award 2017 talks about the ethics of documenting the migration crisis

Mat Collishaw Thresholds at Somerset House 2017. Courtesy Graham Carlow

Mat Collishaw’s virtual-reality tribute to photo pioneer William Henry Fox Talbot suggests what VR can learn from early photography’s reception

Detail of contact sheet showing Robert Rauschenberg and Brice Marden silkscreening in the chapel of 381 Lafayette Street, New York, 1968. Photography attributed to Mel Bochner Courtesy: Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, New York

Wayne Koestenbaum responds to a little-seen record of Robert Rauschenberg at work

From Irving Penn to the stereograph: a photography themed weekend reading list

Fifth Avenue façade of the Frick Collection, New York. Photograph: Michael Bodycomb. Courtesy: The Frick Collection

With Frieze Week underway, architect Annabelle Selldorf reveals her favourite spots across the city

Rewire Festival and a photography project documenting Den Haag’s underground

From the virtues of cannibalism to how to photograph yourself naked: what to read this weekend

Madan Mahatta’s historic photographs of New Delhi record a time when India was embracing modernist architecture

Wolfgang Tillmans, Iguazu, 2010. Courtesy: the artist and Tate Modern, London

Tate Modern, London

The re-release of Allan Sekula’s seminal book critiquing the bond between capitalism and representations of material culture

A new book of photographer Luigi Ghirri's collective writing