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talks & interviews

Michael Marcelle’s Surreal New Jersey

How Hurricane Sandy set the tone for an uncanny photobook.

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Why Aren’t There Any Famous Asian American Photographers?

Three young photographers discuss the histories, struggles, and complexities of making photographs in America today.

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The Sound of Defiance

How can listening to images reveal the visual histories of the African diaspora?

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The Poet of Black Baltimore

Jessica Lynne speaks with photographer Devin Allen about his new book “A Beautiful Ghetto.”

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Humanity, Visibility, Power

Is the world finally ready for Collier Schorr’s women?

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Chris Maggio’s Great American Facade

In a new body of work, the photographer confronts the country’s postelection landscape with dark humor.

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Christina Fernandez’s Lines of Sight

In two new bodies of work, the artist considers space, architecture, and the nature of collaboration.

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The Midcentury Style

Fatoumata Diabate’s traveling studio revives the golden age of Malian studio portraiture.

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How Do We See War?

In the age of drone strikes and nuclear threats, artists challenge expectations of photographing conflict.