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1 October 2015

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at pioneering female photographers, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Printastic and an Aperture issue in El Capitan.

  • In Pioneering Female Photographers in Mexico, Evelyn Nieves reports on a new exhibit at Throckmorton Fine Art in New York City featuring the work of nine photographers in the early 20th century. Tina Modotti, Lola Alvarez Bravo, Kati Horna and Mariana Yampolsky have left us but Colette Urbajtel, Lourdes Almeida, Cristina Kahlo, Graciela Iturbide and Flor Garduño are still working today.
  • 2015 MacArthur Fellow LaToya Ruby Frazier is a photographer and video artist capturing the consequences of postindustrial decline for marginalized communities and illustrating how photography can promote dialogue about historical change and social responsibility." She talks about her project and her motivation in this three-and-a-half minute clip:

More to come...

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