Copyright Eileen Perrier
Eileen Perrier’s Peckham Square Studio Project
Born in London to parents of Dominican and Ghanian descent, photographer Eileen Perrier’s work explores the complexities of identity. The Peckham Square Studio project features black & white portraits of local residents in South London. To make the portraits, Perrier payed homage to Victorian styles and techniques, photographing passerby in a mobile studio using a large format camera and headrest.
|Daima (2013) photobook by Nzitu Mawakha|
Daima: Images of Women of Color in Germany by Nzitu Mawakha
“Daima” is a collection of selected black and white photographic portraits of inspiring Black women who live and work in Germany. Afro-German photographer Nzitu Mawakha (1973 – 2014) was born in Arusha, Tanzania and raised in Cologne, Germany. She was an active member of the Initiative of Black People in Germany.
Hyphenated Panel Discussion at Photoville
Don’t miss this unique panel discussion at Brooklyn’s Photoville tomorrow 9/27/14 from 2-3pm ET with Adama Delphine Fawundu (Sierra Leonean-American), Pete Pin (Cambodian-American) and Keisha Scarville (Guyanese-American). The panelists are all first and second generation American photographers who explore themes of identity, memory, home and belonging through their work.
|From the series Fragments
Copyright Patricia Voulgaris
Camera Club of New York Auction – October 2, 2014
The Camera Club of New York (CCNY) will hold its 9th Annual Silent Photo Benefit Auction on Thursday, October 2, 6–8pm at Affirmation Arts, 523 West 37th Street, New York, NY 10018. Build your photography collection with prints from some of the most innovative contemporary photographers working today… like this unique print from Patricia Vouglaris and (shameless plug!) there’s even a print from yours truly from the Trust Your Struggle series. Preview the works online via Paddle 8 and place your bid now!
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