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  Metaphor and Memento in Christine Shank’s Our First Year Together Rebecca J. DeRoo Christine Shank’s powerful and continually unfolding work, our first year together, is an ongoing series of photographs and edition of two artists’ books, begun in 2009 and exhibited at

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Essay

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Scientific Creativity: The Notebooks of Rose Lowder Tara Merenda Nelson I was first exposed to Rose Lowder’s films in 2003, while attending monthly screenings at Pittsburgh’s experimental film focused micro-cinema, Jefferson Presents. The audience for Jefferson Presents typically consisted of

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Portfolio
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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News from the Field

VSW Veteran Carrie Mae Weems Awarded MacArthur Prize Carrie Mae Weems was among twenty-four recipients of this year’s prestigious MacArthur Fellowship named last week. Popularly known as the “Genius Award,” the $625,000 no-strings-attached grant is given each year by the

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