Many socially engaged practices rely on collaborations with marginalised communities – but if a photographer receives funding, should their participants also be paid?
The significance of Black American studio photography has largely been neglected from the medium’s history. An exhibition at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) endeavours to challenge that, exploring the development and influence of these artists’ work throughout the medium’s first century of existence to the present day.
Throughout history, the nude has transitioned from a figure of anatomical intrigue to a token of beauty, and even a political tool. From Weston to Mapplethorpe and into the present day, Joseph Glover unravels the then and now of the photographic nude
Consumerism and imperialism have long been explored and visualised in photography. Indeed, images themselves are a commodity that perpetuate the cycle. But with the dawn of the internet and new technologies, the heightened awareness of the climate crisis, intersectional thought and need for decolonisation, photography’s relationship to capitalism is being reexamined.
The Brown University professor’s new book considers the work of contemporary Black artists and the command of their practise
Drawing on the experiences of 22 women in 20 countries, a recent study illustrates the issues faced – and the acts of resistance carried out – by practitioners across the Global South