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ISP Exclusive: Lucian Perkins The two-time Pulitzer Prize photojournalist Lucian Perkins discusses his introduction into photography, his time at The Washington Post, and the future of the photojournalist.
The Curious Case of Kevin Carter: 20 Years Later The image that won Kevin Carter the Pulitzer Prize has risen beyond the realm of mere fame, becoming in some ways a strange cultural institution- universal knowledge recognized by all, whether or not they know anything about Carter or the Sudan.
On the Ethics of Photography Does encountering danger create in the viewer an obligation to provide aid? Shannon Buchanan tackles this question and explores the conflict in ideologies as to whether...
Random Red Numbers- Mumbai, India
Statement: The most modern city in India, Mumbai captures the spirit of the changing pace set by liberalization and modernization. With a population of 13 million, it's India's largest city and its most diverse and westernized. Mumbai has a transfusion of various communities, including different religions and customs. Mumbaikar or Bombayite are names given to the inhabitants of Mumbai. Mumbaikars are lively people, who live life to its fullest. It is a city which will make you feel poor and rich at the same time. Being Mumbaikar and living here for past 27 years has I have very close connection to Mumbai and its people.
The project Random Red Numbers is dedicated to the people of Mumbai who are known for their warmth, love, anger,...
Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong, September 6 - November 1, 2014
Martin Parr’s first solo exhibition in Hong Kong is a diverse showcase of the work of Parr who is famous for his satirical and humourous social documentary on modern life. The exhibition spotlights select works from his recent Hong Kong project (2013) commissioned by Blindspot Gallery, alongside selections from two of his iconic past series, his first work in colour The Last Resort (1983 to 1985) and Luxury (1995 to present). An art book titled Hong Kong Parr will be launched at the opening with book signing.
In collaboration with the Hong Kong International Photo Festival (HKIPF), a public talk on Parr’s work will be held on 7 September at Hong Kong Central Library. In the talk, Parr will discuss his long...
Otto Bettmann (October 15, 1903- May 3, 1998)
"The Picture Man"
Born in Leipzig, Germany, Bettmann fled to New York from Nazi-controlled Germany in 1935. He brought two trunks of photographs and would continue adding to his archives for the next 50 years, eventually being credited with inventing the image resource business.
Otto Bettmann was best known for his book "The Good Old Days: They Were Terrible," which contradicted the Gilded Age by potraying the era between the Civil War and World War I as one of poor economic and living conditions.
In later years, Bettmann served as a curator of rare books at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida until his death in 1998.
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