I Am Now You - Mother In the photographic series entitled I Am Now You – Mother (2017), Marcia Michael visualises the act of matrilineage through the body of her late mother, Myrtle McKnight. Introduced by, Renée Mussai, Curator An exercise in what I call ‘ancestral visual feminitude’, this [...]
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Cécile Smetana Baudier ‘Diaspora’ is a work in progress exploring the African Diaspora, with a visual focus on childhood. Following on from the success of Baudier’s previous project, which investigated the hidden Afuro communities of southern Mexico, this next chapter focuses on the present diaspora in the Democratic Republic [...]
Other Stories Other Stories is Ecuadorian-American photographer Karen Miranda Rivadeneira’s first monograph. It focuses on her relationships with the women in her extended family, especially her mother and grandmother. The resulting images exude tenderness and dignity, and incorporate symbols and visual elements subtly that hint at Rivadeneira’s Ecuadorian [...]
I Zii Knowing her friend’s appetite for rough-hewn landscape and the minutia of family networks, Aisling Farinella invited photographer Linda Brownlee to visit her relatives in the Sicilian village of Gangi. This was to be the first of numerous trips and 3 years later the resulting photo book is [...]
Martha “Why don’t you photograph me anymore?” This is what Martha said in response to me focusing my camera so often on her sister Alice. It took me by surprise. I wasn’t aware that she would care, but clearly she did. This work began when Martha was 16 [...]
MFON: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora MFON: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora is an exclusive and commemorative publication committed to establishing and representing a collective voice of women photographers of African descent. The inaugural issue of MFON features 100 women photographers across the Diaspora. This iconic [...]
An autobiography of Miss Wish Introduction by Tanya Habjouqa "An autobiography of Miss Wish is my favorite new photo book of the year. Nina Berman transcends what is documentary, humane, personal, and collaborative into a new terrain of documentary photography. At once emotive and investigative, Nina has elevated [...]
You Don't Look Native To Me "You don‘t look Native to me" shows excerpts from the lives of young Native Americans from around Pembroke, Robeson County, North Carolina, where 89% of the city’s population identifies as Native American. The town is the tribal seat of the Lumbee Indian [...]
SOMNYAMA NGONYAMA, HAIL THE DARK LIONESS Curated and written by Renée Mussai Zanele Muholi’s Somnyama Ngonyama presents a compelling and visionary mosaic of identities, an exquisite empire of selves. Inviting us into a multi-layered conversation, each photograph in the series, each visual inscription, each confrontational narrative depicts a self in [...]
First Generation Between 1975 and 1980 there was a high level of family reunification immigration from Africa to France. The first generation born in France from this wave of immigration are now coming of age. Arantas’ topical project aims to explore issues of national identity through the lives [...]