Artist Spotlight: Gideon Mendel “Drowning World”

I recently returned from The Recontres d’Arles – the largest photography festival in Europe. This year was my 11th year in attendance and each Summer I also invite a group of adults to accompany me there and throughout various parts of Provence as part of my program “Photography in France”. This year’s festival was full of… Read More Artist Spotlight: Gideon Mendel “Drowning World”

Artist Spotlight: Taryn Simon: Shot True – NOWNESS

Taryn Simon: Shot True (from the blog NOWNESS) The Celebrated American Artist Reveals the Ideas Pushing Her to the Limits of Photography Acclaimed artist Taryn Simon questions meaning and photographic truth while exploring the evolution of her work in filmmaker Matt Black’s new short. Playing upon an uneasy marriage of image and context, Simon blurs… Read More Artist Spotlight: Taryn Simon: Shot True – NOWNESS

TED Winner/Artist JR’s Photo Project Visible From Outer Space

By Lens Culture The hip, young French photographer, JR, likes to make his photographs larger than life and visible from afar. His most recent project in the slums of Kenya are designed to be visible from Google Earth satellites as well as from the elevated train tracks that pass by the village twice a day.… Read More TED Winner/Artist JR’s Photo Project Visible From Outer Space