photographs

documentary work

Mary Knox Merrill in Haiti

Sewanee alum Mary Knox Merrill is a staff photographer for the Christian Science Monitor and reporting from Haiti. This article has some of her work – scroll down to mid-point and click on the ‘Video: Earthquake Haiti’ link. Other ...

photographer not terrorist

Anti-terrorism legislation in the USA, UK and many other democracies is affecting the work of photographers, documentarians and journalists. This article from the British Journal of Photography has triggered the (photography is) Not-A-Crime initiative to ...

new folio – photographs from haiti

I have just posted a new folio of photographs from Haiti – this is an ongoing body of work, which for now is very much in progress. The folio contains several threads of ideas which will ultimately take on a documentary form.

documentarian wiki

I have just created a new wiki and resource area for documentary photo work based on communities and small cultures. The site is at the earliest stages of development, and is itself designed to be a community effort. Please take a look. I hope to spend ...

child labor

metal worker’s daughter, Gujarat, India. 1995 (from series, ‘Prayer and Despair’ platinum-palladium print, 8×10 in Thinking about child labor and the plight of the majority of families, while I wait for our second child to be born. ...

the beat

ritual drum, India. 1995. (from series “Prayer and Despair”) platinum-palladium print, 8×10 in Two students and art majors from Sewanee are working on extremely challenging projects in Haiti and Peru. Jack and Lexi, know that many of us ...

US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council

On June 6th, 2008, news spread in Geneva that the United States of America is withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council by not renewing its ‘observer’ status. With mounting pressure on the Bush administration to address concerns about its ...

kurosafrica

wolf böwig: “…slowly down the rivers”, bangladesh The Fotografie Forum Frankfurt will host a presentation by photographer, Wolf Böwig, at Bockenheimer Landstraße 102, 60323 Frankfurt, May 29th, 7 PM. Don’t miss this if you happen ...