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reFramed: In conversation with Kathryn Cook
  • Kathryn Cook

reFramed: In conversation with Kathryn Cook

Posted On: 1:20 p.m. | April 21, 2015

Kathryn Cook grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and graduated from the Colorado University at Boulder in December 2001. Her professional career began with the Associated Press in Panama in 2003, and in 2005 she left to pursue personal projects and a freelance career in South America. View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Matt Black
  • Matt Black

reFramed: In conversation with Matt Black

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | December 2, 2014

Matt Black is an award-winning photographer from California’s Central Valley. His work explores themes of migration, farming and the environment in his native rural California and in southern Mexico. View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with David Magnusson

reFramed: In conversation with David Magnusson

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | August 26, 2014

A purity ball is a ceremony where young girls promise to “live pure lives before God,” and to remain virgins until marriage. In return, their fathers sign a commitment promising to protect their daughters’ chastity. Sometimes rings are exchanged as a symbol of their vows. The ceremonies differ depending on the organizers, but many of them are held at formal locations like in hotels or... View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Jennifer Loeber
  • Jennifer Loeber

reFramed: In conversation with Jennifer Loeber

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | July 21, 2014

Sifting through decades of family photos for a slideshow at my mom's memorial service, combined with helping my dad clean out her closet, planted the original seed of an idea. I'm already nostalgic under the happiest of circumstances, so dealing with a parent's death ratcheted that impulse way up. I kept bags and bags of her possessions without knowing what I was going to do with them in my... View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Phil Stern
  • Phil Stern

reFramed: In conversation with Phil Stern

Posted On: 3:00 a.m. | April 28, 2014

Stern’s straightforward approach and charming demeanor earned him all-access to President John F. Kennedy’s inaugural gala, studio mogul Sam Goldwyn’s inner sanctum, on-set lunches with Frank Sinatra, and holidays in Acapulco with John Wayne and Gary Cooper. Stern photographed on over 100 movie sets, including the legendary films “Citizen Kane,” “A Star Is Born,” “The Wild... View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Manjari Sharma
  • Manjari Sharma

reFramed: In conversation with Manjari Sharma

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | March 27, 2014

Manjari Sharma is an internationally published, widely exhibited fine art photographer with artwork rooted in the study of personal mythology, representation and experience. Sharma was born and raised in Mumbai, India, where she was recognized for her photographs through multiple awards and went on to work for a national news daily, the Times of India. Encouraged by her accolades, Sharma went... View Post»

reframed | William Albert Allard
  • William Albert Allard

reFramed: In conversation with William Albert Allard

Posted On: 12:53 p.m. | February 12, 2014

William Albert Allard has contributed to National Geographic Society magazine stories and books as a photographer and writer since 1964. Considered one of color photography's most celebrated pioneers, Allard is a former contributor to Magnum Photos and his prints appear in private and museum collections. View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Mariella Furrer
  • Mariella Furrer

reFramed: In conversation with Mariella Furrer

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | January 6, 2014

"When I was about 5 years old, I was sexually abused by a stranger. I don’t think at that age I really understood what it was that had happened to me, but somehow I knew it was wrong, and I felt to blame for letting the man touch me. The molestation could not have lasted more than a couple of minutes, but the incident affected my life in ways that are difficult to articulate." Photographer... View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Ji Yeo
  • Ji Yeo

reFramed: In conversation with Ji Yeo

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | November 22, 2013

Ji Yeo is an artist based in Brooklyn, NY. She received her MFA in photography from the Rhode Island School of Design, her BFA in Visual Communication from National University, Seoul, Korea, and a certificate in General Studies from the International Center of Photography. Select awards include RISD’s Presidential Scholarship and Henry Wolf Scholarship. Her work is held in the collections of... View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Nick Brandt
  • Nick Brandt

reFramed: In conversation with Nick Brandt

Posted On: 4:00 a.m. | October 21, 2013

Nick Brandt photographs exclusively in Africa, where since 2001 he has been working on a last testament to wild animals and wild places. The first two volumes of the trilogy were recently combined and published together as “On This Earth, A Shadow Falls.” Brandt’s work has been widely exhibited in the United States and Europe. In 2010, he founded Big Life Foundation to help preserve... View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with John Chervinsky
  • John Chervinsky

reFramed: In conversation with John Chervinsky

Posted On: 5:45 a.m. | October 4, 2013

John Chervinsky is a self-taught photographer and an engineer working in the field of applied physics. Since it first opened at the Griffin Museum of Photography in 2005, his "Experiment in Perspective" series has been traveling the country, including solo exhibits at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Art Gallery, Batavia, Illinois; Michael Mazzeo Gallery, New York City, and Blue Sky... View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Edward Burtynsky
  • Edward Burtynsky

reFramed: In conversation with Edward Burtynsky

Posted On: 1:02 p.m. | September 5, 2013

Edward Burtynsky is known as one of Canada's most respected photographers. His remarkable photographic depictions of global industrial landscapes are included in the collections of over fifty major museums around the world, including the National Gallery of Canada, the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid, and the Los Angeles County Museum... View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with David Chancellor
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reFramed: In conversation with David Chancellor

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | August 15, 2013

David Chancellor, born London England, works and lives in South Africa. He has participated in numerous group and solo exhibitions, exhibited in major galleries and museums, and published Worldwide. Named Nikon photographer of the year three times, he received a World Press Photo Award in 2010 for 'elephant story' from the series 'hunters'. Chancellor has increasingly turned his focus onto... View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Tomasz Lazar
  • Tomasz Lazar

reFramed: In conversation with Tomasz Lazar

Posted On: 3:00 a.m. | July 11, 2013

Tomasz Lazar, born in 1985 in Szczecin, Poland, is a graduate of the West Pomeranian University of Technology. He has won photography contests in Poland and abroad, including the Sony World Photography Award, the International Photography Award, and the Lumix Festival for Young Journalism. Images from his project "Theater of Life" were published in "Mono," a book of black-and-white photographs.... View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Alex Webb
  • Alex Webb / Magnum Photos

reFramed: In conversation with Alex Webb

Posted On: 4:00 a.m. | June 13, 2013

Alex Webb is best known for his vibrant and complex color work, especially from Latin America and the Caribbean. He has published nine books, including "Istanbul: City of a Hundred Names" and "Violet Isle: A Duet of Photographs from Cuba" (with Rebecca Norris Webb), the latter exhibited at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston in 2011. His ninth book, "The Suffering of Light," a collection of 30... View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY curator Anne Wilkes Tucker
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reFramed: In conversation with WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY curator Anne Wilkes Tucker

Posted On: 3:00 a.m. | May 1, 2013

Anne Wilkes Tucker is currently the Gus and Lyndall Wortham Curator of Photography at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston where she has worked since 1976. She founded the Photography Department at the museum that now has a collection of over 28,000 photographs. She has curated over forty exhibitions, the most recent being WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and its Aftermath. View Post»


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