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World Press Freedom Index Initiative

Earlier this week, international non-profit Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF), otherwise known as Reporters Without Borders, partnered with the Washington Post to release the annually generated 2017 World Press Freedom Index. The 2017 report was officially presented on Wednesday, April 26,

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In Memoriam, John Berger, 1926–2017

John Berger, a respected art critic and acclaimed artist and writer, passed away in his Paris home at the age of 90 on January 2, 2017. Berger was born in London, England, in 1926, and first ventured into the art

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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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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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Eating Refugees – Distress and Circuses

Eating Refugees – Distress and Circuses In parallel with recent events highlighting the global refugee crisis as it impacts European nations, the Berlin-based collective Center for Political Beauty issued a characteristic, albeit controversial, statement on the subject. In an installation-slash-performance

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2016 Crusade Engagement Grant Announced

2016 Crusade Engagement Grant Announced The 2016 Crusade Engagement Grant celebrated its third year in fostering innovation relating to the field of photography by awarding $10,000 to Bruce McKaig for the project The Trade of Art. McKaig’s project serves as

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Turner Prize 2016 Finalists Announced

Turner Prize 2016 Finalists Announced Artists Michael Dean, Anthea Hamilton, Helen Marten, and Josephine Pryde have been announced as finalists for the Turner Prize 2016. This award is presented to a British artist under fifty years of age, for an

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Society for Photographic Education Announces New Executive Director SPE Board Chair Jeff Curto has announced the selection of James Wyman as the organization’s new executive director, effective August 3. “We are thrilled with the outcome of this extensive–and intensive–search process

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Human Rights Watch, Artists and Activists Allege Continued Labor Abuses at Guggenheim Abu Dhabi According to a report released on February 10, 2015, by Human Rights Watch (HRW), the abuse of migrant workers engaged in the construction of the Solomon

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Herman Wallace Dies a Free Man After 41 Years in Solitary Confinement Imprisoned Black Panther Herman Wallace, one of the Louisiana prison inmates who became known as the Angola Three, died last month a free man. Wallace had become a

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Toward a Theory of Participatory New Media Documentary


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Documentary Untethered, Documentary Becoming


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Collaborative Documentary Practice: Histories, Theories, Practices


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Sondra Perry: flesh out


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Zach Nader: stage blind

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