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Essay
Black Soil: Chernozem and Tusit in Ukraine

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Black Soil: Chernozem and Tusit in Ukraine Black soil was packed into a plexiglass sarcophagus two feet wide and six feet high. We stood in the basement of the Center for Urban History of East Central Europe in the UNESCO

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Report
54th New York Film Festival’s “Projections”

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54th New York Film Festival’s “Projections” New York City October 7–9, 2016 Focusing less on the avant-garde canonical tradition and more on the endless possibilities of the moving image, Projections, the avant-garde section of the New York Film Festival, has

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Portfolio
Angry Bird Builds a Bridge by Sarah van Gelder

Angry Bird Builds a Bridge Text by Dee Axelrod Photographs by Sarah van Gelder I met Angry Bird during my second stay at Oceti Sakowin camp, located near the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe reservation in Cannonball, North Dakota. The camp,

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Media Received
Afterimage Vol. 44, no. 3

books Aesthetic Animism: Digital Poetry’s Ontological Implications, by David Jhave Johnston. MIT Press/275 pp./$40.00 (hb). Against Immediacy: Video Art and Media Populism, by William Kaizen. Dartmouth College Press/232 pp./$40.00 (sb). Art & Language International: Conceptual Art between Art Worlds, by

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Scheduled Implosions by Hannah Smith Allen

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For the past decade, I have created artwork about war. Whether I photograph an American Revolutionary War site or contemplate how photography mediates my understanding, as an American civilian, of recent events in Iraq and Afghanistan, I consider how images

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ICP Gains McGovern’s Bearing Witness (to AIDS) Collection

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ICP Gains McGovern’s Bearing Witness (to AIDS) Collection November 18, 2016 The International Center of Photography (ICP) has recently acquired the entirety of photographer and Afterimage contributor Thomas McGovern’s Bearing Witness (to AIDS) series, to be housed at the ICP’s

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In Memoriam: Nathalie Magnan (November 29, 1956–October 15, 2016)

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Nathalie Magnan (November 29, 1956–October 15, 2016) Media activist and queer cyber-feminist Nathalie Magnan died in Marseille, France, on October 15, of metastasized breast cancer. She had skirmished with the invasion for 10 years, and died as she had wished:

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In Memoriam: Wendy Snyder MacNeil 1943–2016

Wendy Snyder MacNeil (1943–2016)   Renowned photographer and filmmaker Wendy Snyder MacNeil passed away on July 20, 2016, at her Lincoln, Massachusetts, home. Snyder MacNeil was born in Boston in 1943. The Snyder family spent three years in New York

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Exhibition Review
The Light Inside: Wendy Snyder MacNeil, Photographs and Films

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The Light Inside: Wendy Snyder MacNeil, Photographs and Films Ryerson Image Centre Toronto January 20–April 10, 2016 Two figures pose against an old building; one sticks out its tongue, an aged hand reaching up to hold a devilish mask over

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News From the Field
BP Sponsorship Sparks Controversy

BP Sponsorship Sparks Controversy                                                                 11 August 2016 Clamors of protest have arisen following BP Global’s announcement of an intent to contribute £7.5m to several of Britain’s most respected cultural institutions, including the National Portrait Gallery, the Royal Opera House, the

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