February 23, 2022

Photographer Takes Dignified B&W Portraits of “Forgotten” People He Meets on the Street [Interview]

Algerian street photographer Imed Kolli uses his camera to form a connection with others. For the past seven years, he's used his creativity to study the human condition, often focusing on people who live on the fringes of society. The results are haunting portraits that capture the spirit of these models, who are all just ordinary people that Kolli encounters.

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December 15, 2021

Authors Share Their Insights Into the Rich History of the Dance Theatre of Harlem [Interview]

After years of meticulous research, authors Judy Tyrus and Paul Novosel have brought the rich history of the Dance Theatre of Harlem to life in a new book. Dance Theatre of Harlem: A History, A Movement, A Celebration brings together the stories and incredible visuals of the Company to paint a picture of its inspiring 50-year history. Tyrus and Novosel both have intimate knowledge of the Dance Theatre of Harlem.

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November 11, 2021

For Over 40 Years, This Artist Has Used the Earth as a Canvas for Realistic Portraits [Interview]

For four decades, artist Stan Herd has been using the earth as his canvas. Inspired by his experience growing up on a farm in Kansas, Herd has taken his love and knowledge of the land to new heights with his incredible portraits. His latest, located in Atlanta, was created in celebration of International Day of the Girl and World Space Week. Featuring NASA astronaut Stephanie Wilson, it stretches over 4,800 square feet.

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October 13, 2021

Photographer Spends 30 Hours Capturing Powerful Day-to-Night Photo of the COVID Memorial in D.C. [Interview]

Over 670,000 white flags are laid out across the National Mall. This stunning display, conceived by artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg, is both a tribute to and a place of mourning for the American lives lost during COVID-19. And for 30 hours, renowned photographer Stephen Wilkes observed the scene as he created one of his epic Day to Night photographs for a story in National Geographic.

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