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Portfolio: Shame by Elissa Levy

Shame Elissa Levy Taking imagery from newspapers, I deconstruct the icons of power and loss that populate the printed media, such as soldiers, athletes, celebrities, and politicians. When their forms are isolated, they become stripped of their identifying cues of

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Portfolio: Citizen by Michael Danner

The Citizen Michael Danner Over the last year I have been photographing people at political rallies and demonstrations in Berlin. My starting point was the recent surge of populist and authoritarian parties and tendencies worldwide that has been threatening liberal

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Exhibition Review: New Pictures: The Propeller Group, Reincarnations by Godfre Leung

New Pictures: The Propeller Group, Reincarnations Godfre Leung Minneapolis Institute of Art April 22–September 10, 2017 The Living Need Light, The Dead Need Music, the 2014 film by Ho Chi Minh City–based collective the Propeller Group, seems to nicely fit

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Book Review: David Bacon’s In the Fields of the North/En los campos del norte by Janet Zandy

David Bacon’s In the Fields of the North/En los campos del norte Photographs and text by David Bacon Spanish Translation by Rodolfo Hernandez Corchado and Claudia Villegas Delgado University of California Press, 2016/El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, 2016 450

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Portfolio: Beyond The Drama by Saara Mäntylä

Beyond The Drama Saara Mäntylä I knock on the door. A couple of unfamiliar faces appear before me. We shake hands; I enter. I look around the apartment with intent and persistence. Masked in small talk, the questions I ask

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Media Received, AI 45.1

BOOKS Art for an Undivided Earth: The American Indian Movement Generation, by Jessica L. Horton. Duke University Press/296 pp./$26.95 (sb). Circulation, edited by François Brunet. Terra Foundation for American Art/224 pp./$24.95 (sb). Flying Letters 1: Reading Room, edited by Nina

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Breese Little Gallery Announces Closure

Breese Little Gallery Announces Closure The Breese Little gallery is slated to close its doors for good following the conclusion of its current exhibition. In a statement released in July 2017, co-founders Josephine Breese and Harry Little expressed regret at

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Book Review: Wish for Amnesia by Barbara Rosenthal

Wish for Amnesia By Barbara Rosenthal Deadly Chaps Press, 2017 314 pp./$15.00 (sb)   Barbara Rosenthal’s Wish for Amnesia is a fable-like fiction rooted in the late twentieth century. Actually, it is made of two projects: a novel and an

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Dossier: Speculations and Inquiries on New Participatory Documentary Environments

  ESSAY FOUR Speculations and Inquiries on New Participatory Documentary Environments By Reece Auguiste, Helen De Michiel, Aggie Ebrahimi Bazaz, and Patricia R. Zimmermann Speculations on Theories and Practices We are now living in one of the most vibrant historical

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From the May/June 2017 Issue

Portfolio: Congratulations and Celebrations Ellen Lesperance   The Chainletter Tapes Mary Billyou The slot in our front door rattled, and my sister received a letter. I read it, looking over her shoulder. Quickly, she folded it up and put it

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FROM THE ISSUE

Current Issue, Vol. 45, no. 4

PORTFOLIO
Shrukk (Knot) by Mudabbir Ahmad Tak


EXHIBITION REVIEW
Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Decisive Moment / Elliott Erwitt: Pittsburgh 1950 by Marjorie Backman

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PORTFOLIO
Citizen by Michael Danner


PORTFOLIO
Shame by Elissa Levy

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REPORT
Image Text Ithaca Symposium


FEATURE
Film as Verb: Documentary Imperfection in the Post-Factual Era by Gabrielle McNally


DOSSIER
Speculations and Inquiries on New Participatory Documentary Environments


DOSSIER
Toward a Theory of Participatory New Media Documentary


DOSSIER
Documentary Untethered, Documentary Becoming


DOSSIER
Collaborative Documentary Practice: Histories, Theories, Practices

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