BETWEEN MEMORIES: AN INTERVIEW WITH MURIEL HASBUN

Born in El Salvador to a Salvadoran-Palestinian-Christian father and a French-Polish-Jewish mother, Muriel Hasbun moved to the United States in the 1980s at the height of the civil war in El Salvador. In Washington D.C. she established her practice not only as photographer but as an educator and an active promoter of Salvadorian art. She has explored the complexities of identity and the legacy of her family history in an extraordinary body of work that sees through the lens of photography with an intergenerational, transnational, and transcultural perspective. She has…

TELL ME HOW IT ENDS: AN INTERVIEW WITH MARNI SHINDELMAN

I first met Marni Shindelman in 2002, when we were new faculty at the University of Rochester, Department of Art and Art History, and I have been honored to observe the evolution of her work ever since. Marni’s practice investigates the data tracks we amass through networked communication, locating the invisible to actual sites, anchoring the ephemeral in photographs. Since 2007 she has primarily exhibited and created work in collaboration with Nate Larson but recently embarked upon a new solo project, Restore the Night Sky, work as personal as it…

Soy deYalálag: Entrevista con Citlali Fabián

Una pregunta fundamental en la historia de la fotografía es cómo nos representamos ante el mundo. Citlali Fabián aborda temas de identidad cultural utilizando técnicas fotográficas clásicas. Ella forma parte de una joven generación de fotógrafos que exploran y aprovechan las posibilidades del medio, dispuestos a experimentar y producir imágenes únicas y originales. Conocí a la artista durante su estancia en Rochester, Nueva York, donde me invitó amablemente a escribir un texto introductorio para su exposición individual Mestiza en la ciudad de Oaxaca el pasado mes de marzo. Esta invitación…