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Book Review: America Series by Florence Montmare

Florence Montmare‘s book America Series provides an honest and intimately personal, yet widely relatable depiction of a nation in flux, all happening against the backdrop of a changing physical and social landscape. Montmare is an artist and photographer whose work in America Series somewhat follows the tradition of Walker Evans, Robert Frank, and Richard Avedon.
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Book Review: Home is Home (All Alone) By Guido Gazzilli

Quiet, relax you’ve lost your head you’re rambling. Come on, onto the field heat your blood as you must. It’s good here aim don’t err look outside. The sky is in pieces it trembles it hobbles it carries its cross. Don’t think about it drink it all up there is more to drink. Sharpen the
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Book Review: Embrace by Rohina Hoffman

In Rohina Hoffman’s captivating book ‘Embrace’, we witness the beauty of human interactions through intimate photographs that stir emotions and touch our hearts. As we delve into her work and juxtapose it with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we find ourselves yearning for connection even when physical presence seems impossible. One aspect that particularly
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Book Review: Beautiful, Still. by Colby Deal

Third Ward is one of 4 wards that originally made up the city of Houston, Texas, in the 1800s. Historically, whites lived in the southern part of the Third Ward, while African Americans were economically segregated and lived north of the Third Ward. In the 1930s, the black and white populations of the Third Ward
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Book Review: Invited to Life by B.A. Van Sise

“No matter how it might seem, this is not a book about the Holocaust. This is a story of overcoming.”   Invited to Life contains 90 portraits, each with accompanying text by and/or about the person featured on the page, each of whom are Holocaust survivors. Three essays are included from contributors Dr. Mayim Bialik,
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Featured photographer Marna Clarke

Portraits that explore aging and acceptance Time As We Know It, Marna Clarke’s 12-year long project visualizes aging bodies, intimacy, determination, and self-acceptance. Work from this project is being featured for Issue 115 – Partnership. Clarke’s insightful photographs share aspects of her life, and her 20 year partnership with Igor Sazevich. Her images of daily
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Interview with photographer Rick van der Klooster

The featured photographer for ‘Issue 114 – The Portrait 2022’ is Netherlands-based artist Rick van der Klooster. For this issue, contributors were prompted by: What makes a portrait a portrait? How is it different from a snapshot, still life or a landscape? Do we learn who a person is from a portrait or do we
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Reaching for Dawn by Elliott Verdier

Liberia’s population generally does not speak of the bloody civil war which took place from 1989-2003. No proper memorial has been built, no day is dedicated to the commemoration of the brutal conflict. The country largely refuses to officially condemn its perpetrators, which hinders the collective healing process, and possibility of social recognition of the
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Book Review: Sleeping Beauty by Lydia Panas

The first line of the press release for Sleeping Beauty by Lydia Panas states: “Portraits of women and girls intertwined with the photographer’s gaze, in a rare subversion of photography’s power relations.” Panas is no stranger to subverting the power relationship (of photography’s male dominated history, we presume) as her work in The Mark of Abel,
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