Photography Expanded brings together photographers, writers, technologists, students, and other creative thinkers to experiment with new approaches to visual storytelling.
Photography Expanded: Counter-Histories
Featuring projects that question official histories, disrupt the power structures embedded in archives, and explore the radical possibility of alternative narratives.
Tuesday, May 1 at The New School
Colin Stearns and Kristen Lubben
Frederick Douglass and Alternative Paths for Photography
One Day We’ll Understand
Sim Chi Yin
Hector René Membreno-Canales, Robert Pluma, Village Live and Nicole Marroquin
Nora Almeida and Ryan Buckley
Why Counter Histories Matter Now
An Invitation to a Conversation
MTL Collective (Amin Husain and Nitasha Dhillon)
Alexandra Bell, video courtesy of the International Center of Photography
Lines and Lineage
Tomas Van Houtryve
Reading from “50 Commerce Street”
Points of Departure
Mimi Cherono Ng’ok and Oluremi C. Onabanjo
On April 16 and 17 in collaboration with the Brown Institute for Media Innovation, sixteen photographers, artists, academics, and media professionals chosen from an open call participated in an intensive, experimental laboratory to explore strategies for applying new digital tools to image-based stories. Read more about the projects that were developed here.
Photography Expanded: Collaboration
Exploring collectivity, authorship, participation, and collaboration in photography and creative documentary practice. Presenters showcased projects from a range of disciplines and fostered exchange about what it means to partner with other makers, subjects, and publics.
June 8, 2017 at Cooper Union
Presenters included: Morehshin Allahyari, Appalachian Media Institute (Kate Fowler and Josh Collier), Sol Aramendi, Oscar Castillo, Sonia Louise Davis, Wendy Ewald, Tom Finkelpearl, Noelle Flores Theard, Eric Gottesman, Heather Hart, Jamer Hunt, The Illuminator (Grayson Earle, Mark Read, Zoë Bachman), Zohar Kfir, Kristen Lubben, Yael Martínez, Tiona Nekkia McClodden, Susan Meiselas, The Point (Danny Peralta and Roy Baizan), Kameelah Rasheed, Emma Raynes, Nina Robinson, Simone Salvo, Ivan Sigal, Mark Strandquist, Corey Tegeler, Nato Thompson, Gemma Rose Turnbull, Orlando Velázquez, The Visual Resistance (Quito Ziegler), Caroline Woolard.