Artist Talk: Alec Soth with George Slade

Soth discusses his work and the world of contemporary photography with Slade, curator at the Photographic Resource Center at Boston University. A Minnesota native, Slade is a former artistic director at the Minnesota Center for Photography and program director for the McKnight Artist Fellowships for Photographers. His writings appear in print and online, including his … Continue reading Artist Talk: Alec Soth with George Slade

Watch this trailer: Dana LixenbergThe Last Days of Shishmaref

The Last Days of Shishmaref Shishmaref is disappearing. The village on an island off the coast of Alaska is slowly but surely being swallowed up by the sea. Global warming is causing the island’s protective permafrost layer to melt; the Chukchi Sea is freezing later in the season, leaving ravaging waves free to batter the … Continue reading Watch this trailer: Dana LixenbergThe Last Days of Shishmaref

Book review: Yvon’s Paris by Robert Stevens

The core The photographer Pierre Yves-Petit, who called himself “Yvon,” wandered the streets of Paris between the world wars looking for the moment when the shifting light and clouds would perfectly reveal the city’s ephemeral, iconic beauty. The dramatic images of the city and its people that he made during those years would become the most popular … Continue reading Book review: Yvon’s Paris by Robert Stevens