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practicing the arts of cogitation since the late 1900s.

Exhibition & GAP updates from Len Davis

“Some Assembly Required: Race, Gender and Globalization”
May 23rd - September 12th, 2010.
The Museum is located at 5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036, across the street from LACMA.
Press Release:
“Everyday Life, Objects, Culture & Dysfunction”
May 21st – June 27th, 2010. The Guild is located at 120 Morris St., Durham, NC 27701.

New GAP (RED) tees are now in stores. The “Drum” [...]

Maroonrebel by Renée Cox–updated (sale)

Maroonrebel is pleased to announce a discount on Maroonrebel t-shirts. Now ONLY $32! We hope the lowered price will make our products more attractive to you.

Click here to order now!
We all have to make our hustle, right, but $50 logo t-shirts? Ordinarily I’m all over artists’ retail products, but in this economy???

Maroonrebel is [...]

  • 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 […]

  • "Dedicated to the real photographers of the world—to those who, with their second-hand equipment and their makeshift darkrooms, are today fighting their solitary battles with their recalcitrant medium, not for money or for glory, but because they would rather make pictures than anything else in the world." - William Mortensen
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