Here’s a list of photography news/links that caught my eye this week:
The Strange Fire Collective website featured a group of five photographers of color curated by Zora J Murff with an essay by photographer Aaron Turner. The photographers included are Hannah Price, Edward Cushenberry, Sonseree Gibson, Emma Uwejoma and Wendel White.
Curator and social media maven Kimberly Drew’s interview with Carrie Mae Weems for Lenny Letter is a quick read but touches on many important points like self representation, family structures and patriarchy, all revolving around their discussion about the artist’s seminal Kitchen Table Series.
The Year of the Great Gordon Parks lists several shows featuring Parks’ Civil Rights images on view this fall in art spaces across the United States.
Reimagining a Family’s History Through Its Old Snapshots, a post on The Week’s “Captured” photo blog features Yodith Damlash’s ongoing series The Names We Bear that layers archival images from her family’s life in Ethiopia.
Ahead of the upcoming Singapore International Photography Festival comes A Room With A View, a group show of six female photographers from Hong Kong featuring Yvonne Lo Yuen Man, Wong Wo-Bik, Lau Wai, Law Yuk-Mui, Lam Wai Kit and Joe Yiu Miu Lai.