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Peepholes, Puppets, and Collage by Laurie O’Brien and Doug Harvey

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Statement: For this project, I am interested in our world, which is becoming both increasingly more connected and more distant. Since September of 2014, I worked with photographs from the Soibelman Syndicate News Agency Archive at Visual Studies Workshop to create collages that displace

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Occupation by Meredith Davenport

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Statement: I am interested in how news images and narratives enter into our internal emotional lives. I investigate notions of truth in the document, and how news photographs and media stories carry other messages beyond their intended informational content. I like to exploit uncanny

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(In)Voluntary Memory by Alysia Kaplan and Ashwin Manthripragada

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Statement: The hypothesis of the imaginative consciousness is radically different from the hypothesis of a consciousness of the real. This means that the type of existence of the object of the image, as long as it is imagined, differs in nature from the

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Ingvild Melberg Eikeland

Statement: Opened at the turn of the nineteenth century, the Grand Canal and the Royal Canal served Dublin, Ireland, with freight and passenger transport up until the early 1960s, when developments in rail and road transportation made the canals redundant.

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The New Town, by Andrew Hammerand

Statement: The New Town is a series of photographs made throughout 2013 that examine an idealized planned community in the American Midwest. The images were made by accessing a publicly available, networked CCTV camera that was installed by the town’s

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Out West, by Kyler Zeleny

Statement: These images are a part of a project documenting small rural communities (one thousand inhabitants or fewer) in the Canadian West. As demographic changes—“rural drain, urban claim”—persist, many would argue that the rural is becoming redundant in a world that is increasingly concerned with

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Many Rooms, by Bill O’Donnell

Statement: These pictures were shot in a rusting tin dollhouse. The setting is a laboratory for the study of the three primary concerns of the Western philosophical tradition: Knowledge, Conduct, and Governance. How do we know what we know? How might one live

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Windows From Prison, by Mark Strandquist

Dearest Free Minds, Thank you for allowing me to participate in this project. I am elated and honored. I would like a photo taken of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s memorial located in downtown Washington, D.C. Though I’ve never been

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PPWC-4 Divine Pleasure, by Aaron MacLachlan

  Statement: This series is part of a larger installation called White: Disambiguation, interpretations on thirteen shades of white produced by the household paint company Behr. As a student of color photography, I have always been preoccupied by the nomenclature

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Young, at Work in the Fields, by David Bacon

            Most young farm-workers in California are migrants from Mexico, especially the south of the country, where many people share an indigenous culture and language. Ricardo Lopez, living in a van with his grandfather in

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