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Theo Deproost, A Photographer In London, Gives the Inanimate An Alien Life

Posted by on July 3, 2018 | Photographer Interviews, Student Photography

Taking photographs of objects in galleries and museums is nothing new in fine art photography — think, for example, of the work of Louise Lawler. What Theo Deproost brings to the theme of museum photography is his experience assisting at a big fashion photography studio in London, where he worked after graduating from Falmouth University... More

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

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

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