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practicing the arts of cogitation since the late 1900s.

Phyllis Galembo @ Steven Kasher

The Black Exhibition

Black-infinite, endless, and like the universe, completely uncontainable!
The Charles Sumner School, Museum and Archives
1201 – 17th Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036
Opening reception: Thursday, February 10, 2011 Time: 6-9 p.m.

Here comes February…

Wendel White exhibitions

(I purchased one of White’s photos from the Manifest series in the Eastman House auction this past fall and got to publish work from Schools for the Colored in exposure a couple of issues back.)

Tintype, Fenton History Center, Jamestown, New York, 2008/2010

January 13–February 27, 2011
The Arts at CIIS
695 Minna Street ∙ San Francisco, CA 94103
Opening [...]

Reimagining Haiti @ MoCADA

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  • CARLAGIRL PHOTO was founded on 14 February 1999 by Carla Willliams, a photographer, writer, and editor, born, raised and heading back to (yea!) Los Angeles, California.

    It was established with two goals: to be able to make my own work widely available for free, and to make accessible my research about artists of the African Diaspora, especially photographers, and in particular women. As it developed it grew to also include GLBTQ artists.

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    • Taking a Break November 11, 2011
      Site visitors will probably notice that I haven’t updated here frequently. I am taking a break from my site(s) for at least the summer. I’ve been working in this field for 25 years and I’m burned out on photography and art, the site(s) are in need of major updates/ revamping/ retooling, social media is exhausting, [...] […]
    • A New Mission for Aperture? November 11, 2011
    • Mambu Badu’s Inaugural Magazine November 11, 2011
      Danielle was briefly a contributor to this site; I am very excited to hear about her latest venture, the collective and now journal Mambu Badu “that seek to find, expose, and nurture emerging female photographers of African descent.”  Congrats, Danielle! As you may (or may not) know, last fall, I co-founded Mambu Badu, a photography collective […]

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