Category Archives: Intern posts

Response to Hokkaido 1971–1976 by Eiji Sakurai

By: Akari Stimler   Hokkaido is an island in Japan, and it is also the island where my mother grew up. Hokkaido is located at the north tip of Japan and is close to Russia. I always thought of Hokkaido … Continue reading

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Response to Observations in an Occupied Wilderness by Terry Falke

by Zoë Gleitsman and Akari Stimler This book contains a large collection of color film photographs taken in the late 90s-early 2000s of the American South-West. The images portray the stunning colors and unique landscapes that are common in this … Continue reading

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In the Window: Mary Ellen Marks Revisited

Mary Ellen Mark had a long, beautiful, and illustrious career. From Europe, to India, to Ethiopia, to Seattle, she always brought her honest photographer’s eye. She captured what was important to her, and tried to show it through the least … Continue reading

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Mary Ellen Mark

For as long as I have been interested in photography, I have always been fascinated by photojournalism. The pictures that are seen all over the world on the cover of newspapers are the ones specifically made to elicit deliberate reactions … Continue reading

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Magnum Contact Sheets: 139 Contact Sheets by 69 Photographers

The book I chose to write about is a book that allows you to look into the working process of photojournalists. It starts with the work of photographers in the 1930s and 1940s, showing manly war photography. Later you see … Continue reading

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Neutral is the only gender that suits me best

Neutral is the only gender that suits me best (Claude Cahun) by Mike Fernandez And, No. I will follow the water in the air, the trail in the water, the mirage in the pupil…I wish to hunt myself down, to … Continue reading

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‘The Americans List’ and some things you cannot buy at the store

| Photography & Photographers |  “What is your knock-out favorite image of the 83 of Robert Frank’s The Americans ?“.  Straight and spooky question, right? And engaging enough, to start a funny, sometime intellectual, but most important, passionate journey through … Continue reading

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Lily Frances on William Eggleston

William Eggleston was the first photographer’s work I ever saw in a museum. I was young, and at the time, didn’t like going on those types of outings with my parents. Art was always too serious (and sometimes scary) for … Continue reading

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Orchard – Collaborative Journals by Raymond Meeks

I had the pleasure one afternoon of meeting Kevin Messina who publishes artists books under the Silas Finch imprint. Kevin was generous enough to spend some time showing me the Orchard series of books, each by Raymond Meeks and a different artist. Deborah Luster, Wes Mills … Continue reading

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Diary by Corinne Day – review by Leanne Benson.

“Good friends make you face the truth about yourself and you do the same for them, as painful, or as pleasurable, as the truth may be.” This paragraph is on the back of Corinne Day’s autobiographical photo book Diary. I … Continue reading

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