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talks & interviews

Zanele Muholi On Resistance

In an interview, the visual activist speaks about courage, rethinking history, and the politics of exclusion.

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Are We All Cyborgs?

From biohacking to vitamins, photographer Matthieu Gafsou’s latest series questions the relationship between human bodies and technology.

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Koudelka’s Prague, Fifty Years Later

When Soviet troops invaded Czechoslovakia’s capital in August 1968, Josef Koudelka was one of the first on the scene.

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The Camera as Portal

Shani Jamila, Larry Ossei-Mensah, and Teju Cole discuss travel, mobility, and the meaning of images.

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America’s Desert Dystopia

Susan Lipper’s sun-bleached pictures reimagine a stereotypically masculine landscape.

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Hidden Mothers

Through uncanny vintage photographs, Laura Larson tells a story of love and attachment.

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Queer Looking, Queer Being

How can photography transform representations of non-binary and transgender bodies?

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Southern Futures

Mark Steinmetz’s project on the Atlanta Airport portrays the American South in all its complexity and contradiction.

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Being and Belonging at MoMA

Behind the scenes of the museum’s latest showcase for new photography.