The artist makes wry commentaries on the immigrant experience using scattered visual fragments, from the depths of Tennessee’s Chinatown to the fishing communities of rural Vietnam. A new book and exhibition prove there’s method to the melange
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Smallwood’s meditative series Languor centres upon Central Park’s wide-open landscapes and Black individuals pictured at rest amid them
The spheres of Hujar’s and Davey’s coalesce in an intimate visual dialogue that speaks from this world to the next
Beautiful, ominous, and comic compositions animate the images that compose Amen Break: a reflection of sorts on the tumult of this year as echoed in the city’s urban fabric
Tomanova’s work is raw and intimate. Here, she discusses her relationship to photography and the evolution of her practice so far
Peter Hujar’s powerful photographs capture the personalities and landscapes of New York City’s flourishing downtown-scene — post-Stonewall and pre-AIDS
Day photographed the spectacular performances of Stephen Varble and, in doing so, helped visualise a community “stigmatised for their gender nonconformity and sexual practice”
David Brandon Geeting’s vivid and playful images of his Brooklyn neighbourhood contain a cautionary message
Dawoud Bey, Jess T. Dugan, Rosalind Fox Solomon, Shahidul Alam, and Zadie Smith have been announced as the honourees of this year’s Infinity Awards, organised by The International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York.
American photographer Dawoud Bey will be presented with the Art award, Jess T. Dugan with Emerging Photographer, and Zadie Smith with Critical Writing and Research, for her piece in the New Yorker titled Deana Lawson’s Kingdom of Restored Glory. This year’s jury was composed of: Erin Barnett, director of exhibitions and collections, ICP; David Gonzalez, co-editor, Lens Blog; Kristen Joy Watts, editor of @design, Instagram; and Rhea L. Combs, curator of film and photography, National Museum of African American History and Culture.