Author Archives: Emily P Dunne

About Emily P Dunne

archivist, librarian, ICP library

Vernacular Photography and Narrative: Fang’s indexes (part 1)

FIFTY FOTOS FOUND BY FANG WITH TEXT BY THE HOUND and help me both contend for the richest index of any photobook. Poet Gillian McCain collaborated with James Marshall and Megan Cump on two books created with images from McCain’s … Continue reading

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Corporal Capa’s Picture of the Week

Happy Memorial Day! In 1944 and 1945, Cornell Capa was posted at Mitchel Field Air Force base, located in Nassau, Long Island. While processing Cornell’s personal papers, we came across a collection of news clippings which included photographs (both credited … Continue reading

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100th Anniversary of Cornell Capa

Today marks the 100th birthday of ICP’s founder, Cornell Capa. Many of the books that built the foundation of the ICP library came from the man himself. Many are inscribed with notes, and stickers from his personal library. Even Edie … Continue reading

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anybody’s image could become everybody’s image: an interview with Mariken Wessels

  Mariken Wessels spoke with me about her work and evolution as an artist. Here is our conversation: epd: When did you start making visual art works, and how did you start working with found materials? MW: Before I moved to … Continue reading

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Mariken Wessels: Queen Ann. P.S. Belly cut out

To say that Mariken Wessels’ work did not plant the seed to put on our exhibition Je est un autre: The vernacular in photobooks, would be a lie. Wessels work takes a collection, examines it with a considered eye and … Continue reading

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ZINE CORNER: TAKEOVER!!

Welcome Thursday folks, I’m sure you’ve been salivating all day for your serving of FRESH, HOT ZINES. Today’s Zine Corner is a [Hot 97 airhorn noise] EMILY TAKEOVER!!   Today’s featured item is from Dutch publishers, Salvo. They have been … Continue reading

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Caleb’s zine corner #1

Caleb’s zine corner #1 ~ SEAWEED Welcome to the zine corner ~ the creation of this column was prompted by our huge box of uncatalogued zines and similar publications. Corner #1 is about SEAWEED, but this style of publication won’t … Continue reading

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