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Q&A with Artist, Educator and Photographic Curator and Historian Deborah Willis

Posted by on May 24, 2018 | Student Photography

A prolific author, a leading historian and curator of African-American photography, and the department chair of NYU’s photography program, Deborah Willis is noted for her extraordinary knowledge and an extraordinary list of contributions to the art world. But she’s also dedicated to working with and mentoring young artists who are developing their own voice. Get... More

An Exhibition by Anahid Ghorbani Aims to Shed Light on the Lives of Immigrants and Refugees

Posted by on May 15, 2018 | Photographer Interviews, Student Photography

In The Edge of Shadows, an exhibition by Anahid Ghorbani open at Filter Photo in Chicago through May 26, the contradictory fears of visibility and invisibility faced by immigrants and refugees is put on display. Using video, installation, and photographic works created in collaboration with participants at the Heartland Alliance, an anti-poverty organization working throughout... More

The W. Eugene Smith Grant for Student Photographers Is Accepting Applications

Posted by on April 2, 2018 | Contests/Events, Student Photography

Photo © Daniel Castro Garcia

In 2018, the the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund announced a new grant, the W. Eugene Smith Grant for Student Photographers. The annual $4,000 grant will be awarded to a student whose photographic work “renews the tradition of W. Eugene Smith’s humanistic and compassionate photography.” Additional consideration will be given to projects that promote social change, and... More

Marco Argüello’s “Chroma” Captures Aspects of Tourism Normally Not Photographed

Posted by on March 29, 2018 | Student Photography

Currently located in Athens, Greece, Marco Argüello was born in Texas to Paraguayan parents, and has lived in both Austin and Miami Beach. Entirely self-taught, his clients include Art Basel, Lexus, AFAR, and Travel +Leisure. In his series, “Chroma,” Marco captures tourist environments in locations including Hungary, Vietnam, New Zealand, Hawaii, California, Cambodia, Morocco, Thailand,... More

Introducing the Fine-Art Issue!

Posted by on March 8, 2018 | Media, Photographer Interviews, Student Photography

The Spring 2018 issue of PDNedu has arrived. You’ll find a profile on our cover shooter Emily Wiethorn, whose work examines identity and how femininity is presented; an interview with duo Isabelle & Alexis who are making large-scale environmental interventions with colorful smoke bombs; a reflection on the career of photographer and educator Stephen Shore and much... More