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The Chainletter Tapes by Mary Billyou

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 away, dismissing it: “It’s just a chain

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Media Recieved, Afterimage Vol. 44, No. 6

BOOKS Activist Film Festivals: Towards a Political Subject, by Sonia Tascón and Tyson Wils. Intellect/250 pp./$64.00 (sb). Art and the Global Economy, by John Zarobell. University of California Press/324 pp./$29.95 (sb). Bodies in Suspense: Time and Affect in Cinema, by

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Portfolio: Congratulations and Celebrations by Ellen Lesperance

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Dossier on Collaborative Documentary Practice: Histories, Theories, Practices

[Ed. note: This “Dossier on Collaborative Documentary Practice: Histories, Theories, Practices” will be posted on Afterimage Online in the following parts: Introduction Another Way of Being: Hidden Histories of Collaborative Documentary Practices Documentary Untethered, Documentary Becoming Toward a Theory of

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3rd Kochi-Muziris Biennale by Sabrina DeTurk

3rd Kochi-Muziris Biennale Sabrina DeTurk With exhibitions spanning twelve venues and showing work by over one hundred regional and international artists, the Kochi-Muziris Biennale is deservedly recognized as “the largest platform for visual arts engagement in Southeast Asia.” Artist Sudarshan

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Exhibition ReviewZach Nader: stage blind

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE Zach Nader: stage blind Microscope Gallery Brooklyn, New York February 17–March 26, 2017 The six photographic prints and three video works of stage blind comprise Brooklyn artist Zach Nader’s second solo exhibition hosted at Microscope Gallery, and act

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In Memoriam, Michael Bishop 1946-2016

Michael Bishop was born in Palo Alto, California, on September 25, 1946, and died in Sacramento on September 20, 2016, from complications of heart disease. Michael was a gifted artist and photographer who was interested in making photographs that challenged

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Exhibition Review
Nicholas Nixon: About Forty Years

Nicholas Nixon: About Forty Years Fraenkel Gallery San Francisco September 10–October 24, 2015 Wandering into Fraenkel Gallery, I was unexpectedly struck by an image in this show of Nicholas Nixon’s large format, black-and-white photographs. The picture hung alongside two others

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End of Empire (2015) by Tara Merenda Nelson

End of Empire (2014) from tara nelson on Vimeo. Excerpt from Unfolding Perception: Materiality and Time in the Work of Tara Merenda Nelson and Andy Warhol, from Issue Vol. 43, no. 1&2 Almudena Escobar López The first time I visited

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News From the Field

Art Activists Spotlight Museums’ Ties to Fossil Fuels and Climate Change In an open letter released on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, by the Natural History Museum, a project of the New York city activist art collective Not An Alternative, over

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Current Issue, Vol. 45, no. 5

Xilunguine by Paul Castro

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Shrukk (Knot) by Mudabbir Ahmad Tak


Image Text Ithaca Symposium

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

Speculations and Inquiries on New Participatory Documentary Environments

Toward a Theory of Participatory New Media Documentary

Documentary Untethered, Documentary Becoming

Collaborative Documentary Practice: Histories, Theories, Practices


Silos by Andria Hickey and Matthew Chasney

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