I went to see Michael Kamber’s slideshow and discussion on Photographing the Liberian War at the Bronx Documentary Center a few weeks back. A fascinating discussion from Kamber, who was there and some Liberians in the audience. Afterwards we perused an exhibition with stark and dramatic photographs of the war by the late Chris Hondros and Tim Hetherington, as well.
Here’s a case where the addition of apostrophes (rather than the usual quotation marks, for some reason, signifies that live doesn’t mean live, I think, particularly inasmuch as this appeared to be posted on a kiosk that was empty and unattached to any medium of communication. The Citi caught sleeping again.
Click any image to see them all enlarged.
While in Seattle we took the ferry to Bainbridge Island and visited the historical museum. Bainbridge Island was host to a vibrant Japanese community and was the source of the first internees during WWII. They had an exhibit of portraits by Ansel Adams who later felt like his work had been misused for propagandist purposes.
Also, an exhibit of a local portrait photographer’s work in the bathroom… (space was at a premium, I guess)