Forest Frank and the Forest March 2013: Frank, a 300-year-old daqing tree (Latin name: Ficus hookeriana Corner), was still standing at its home—the tiny village of Xialiu at the southeast corner of Lijiang Prefecture, an area with a reputation akin to Shangri-La. Ludila, one of the Yangtze River dams, [...]
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Seeing Like A State, China, (2013 - on-going) I would conquer the Cedar Forest. I will set my hand to it and chop it down. — Epic of Gilgamesh In a barren desert, a huge lake has been carved out of the sandy ground like a mirage. It embodies the [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]