Yesterday I was sorting through the category “Life in Conflict Zones,” and thought I had duplicates in the pile. On closer look, I realized that there were in fact different images, and I was noticing a new trope: bombed-out buildings with small figures making their way in the foreground. The front pages are 4 months apart and the photographs are taken in Syria. Devastating that it is a new normal – I fear that it does not make us look more closely.
Above The Fold
Looking at 16 years of photographs on the front page of The New York Times
Web project that explores the afterlife of images and the experience of looking at photographs as a disruptive encounter. I continually update with new images.
Dancing with the Zapatistas: Twenty Years Later co-edited with Diana Taylor; Duke University & Hemi Press
Women Mobilizing Memory, Collaborative Archives: Connective Histories, exhibition catalogue featuring Above The Fold
My essay "Photographic Interference" is included in Picturing Atrocity , edited by Geoffrey Batchen, Mick Gidley, Nancy K. Miller, and Jay Prosser.
I created the cover image for Marianne Hirsch's book The Generation of Postmemory: Writing and Visual Culture After the Holocaust.