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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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Video
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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In Memoriam: Rene Burri, 1933–2014

A little over a year after the end of World War II, on an overcast day in Zurich, Switzerland, a thirteen-year-old boy raised his father’s camera to take a picture of Winston Churchill, in town for a speech at the

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Exhibition Review
kate hers RHEE

­­­­­kate hers RHEE Berlinische Galerie­ Berlin April 30–May 26, 2014 Upon entering the IBB-Videolounge at the Berlinische Galerie, I was greeted by a close-up of a woman’s mouth, barking German racial slurs. One sees only the performer’s lips and subtitles

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Exhibition Review
Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950

Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Washington, DC October 24, 2013–May 26, 2014 The tricky process of cranking operations back up just a week after the federal government reopened resulted in a mashup of

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Errata

In the September/October 2010 issue of Afterimage, a late editorial addition to Francis Franscina’s report on the 6th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art mistakenly references Prishtina as being in Albania. Prishtina is in Kosovo. We regret the error.

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Issue 37.6 Preview: Willy Souza’s “Mexico in your Senses”

Afterimage 37.6 will be arriving very soon! For now, enjoy this sneak preview from our next issue: Karen vanMeenen’s review of “Mexico in your Senses”, a massive exhibition of photos and video of Mexico by Willy Souza. [ Art as

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Featured Back Issue: Afterimage Vol. 14, No. 4

In-print since 1972, we have an extensive archive of back issues. From time to time, we’ll select one for a closer look. First up is Afterimage Vol. 14, No. 4 (November 1986). Highlights include: David Trend on artists’ organizations: ”

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FROM THE ISSUE

Current Issue, Vol. 45, no. 1

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Beyond The Drama by Saara Mäntylä

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Congratulations and Celebrations by Ellen Lesperance

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REVIEW
Wish for Amnesia by Barbara Rosenthal


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


EXHIBITION REVIEW
Sondra Perry: flesh out


EXHIBITION REVIEW
Zach Nader: stage blind

DOUBLE EXPOSURE

Of the Appalachian Diaspora Text by Stephen J. Quigley
Photographs by April L. O'Brien


Outside My Outdoor Shower There Is a Carnival Text by Lisa Annelouise Rentz
Photographs by Michelle Mueller
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