Tag: documentary work
Curb, memorial for Jonathan Dos Santos, 16 years old, killed in shooting incident. 7:01 AM. June, 2015.
Hamza Raheem on the bus. 2:22 PM. June, 2015. I’m spending a few weeks in Dorchester, MA. I can’t help but think about one of the most important pieces of photo-documentary work, Eugene Richards’ first book, Dorchester Days, as I walk and work around this neighborhood. The area has always been home to a vibrant mix of […]
Eugene Richards, from series, ‘War is Personal, U.S.A.’ Eugene Richards’ work is informed by a clarity of vision and compassion. His silent and transparent approach translates into photographs that place us, as viewers, in moral and emotional spaces that are no longer safe or neutral. He brings our attention to matters that are more often […]
There is still an ache with the recent news of Tim Hetherington being killed in Libya. His photography is characterized by an understatement of dramatic and tragic events, by a quiet insistence: look, look, look again and do not forget, then look again and think, then look again and act. Hetherington’s was a vision informed […]
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 most of next year working on this.
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 are following your work, and that it is enough that you are there. Being a documentarian is, […]