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Archive for June, 2018

A Series About Environmental Threats Facing New Orleans, and More, On Display at the 2018 SVA Thesis Exhibition

Posted by on June 14, 2018 | Contests/Events, Student Photography

In New Orleans, the phrase Laissez Le Bon Temps Rouler, which is Cajun French for “let the good times roll,” is used as a call to party. A series of photographs by Alison Gootee with the same name depicts the opposite of celebration. Instead, the images capture the infrastructure, some of it crumbling, built to... More

An Exhibition Presents the Work of 12 Emerging New York-based Artists

Posted by on June 7, 2018 | Contests/Events, Photographer Interviews

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In “Daybreak: New Affirmations in Queer Photography,” an exhibition open at the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art from June 9 through September 2, 2018, the work of 12 emerging New York City-based artists is presented. Collectively, they explore what a queer community looks like in 2018. The work, all of which were made... More

A Series by Emily Prusak Captures the Graphic Beauty of a Fashion Collection

Posted by on June 6, 2018 | Student Photography

A recent graduate from Kent State University, where she studied Visual Communication Design and Photography, Emily Prusak is interested in the intersection between design and photography. In “Arguments & Eruptions,” Prusak captures the senior thesis collection of fashion student Alanna Lizun. The collection is inspired by the connection between man and nature. “Her collection shows... More

In a Series by Amber Shields, the Aging Female is Celebrated

Posted by on June 1, 2018 | Student Photography

“Historically, the aging female body has been marginalized in Western mainstream media,” says photographer Amber Shields in a statement about “Visions of Johanne – The Aging Female Body,” a series that captures her grandmother, Johanne, during the last fifteen years of her life. “It is rarely seen, much less celebrated, and it remains virtually invisible... More