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The Independent Photographer has only been around for around four years, but in that time span, it has awarded $85,000 in cash prizes to emerging photographers around the world. Every month, the organization hosts a themed competition — October’s topic is the very broad category of “People,” and it is still taking submissions; three winners will share a $2,000 award. You can peruse their archives of winners and finalists online.
September’s theme was “Street Photography,” a rich subject with a long history. Looking at the winning photographs and finalists, which were selected by the competition judge and American photographer Richard Kalvar, we’re reminded of the chaotic and energetic city streets of days not so long ago — what Kalvar describes of the winning photograph, by Maude Bardet, as “a kind of dance.”
Take a walk through Bangladesh, London, New York City, Shanghai, and Bathsheba, Barbados in the images of the 10 finalists below.
The University of Virginia researchers wrote that the data “provides compelling evidence that these symbols are associated with hate.”
We are waiting for spectacle and when the quotidian, yet incongruous actions occur I wonder whether there is any real payoff coming.
Hear from Holly Jean Buck, Carolina Caycedo and David de Rozas, Simon Denny, Elizabeth Hoover, Renee Kemp-Rotan, Joseph Kunkel, and more at this free public event.
Tanega’s approach to mark-making comes across as stream of consciousness, as if she’s engaged in a conversation with herself.
Starting Monday, readers can borrow one of 50 rare and out-of-print titles, mailed to them completely free of charge, from Saint Heron Library.
EFA Open Studios offers a portal into the creative habitats of over 65 artists working in Manhattan’s longest-running studio program, including Dannielle Tegeder, Wafaa Bilal, Cui Fei, and Anina Major.
This is Yuskavage’s great gift, turning upside down our settled ways of thinking and seeing and, with ease, transforming the vulgar and ridiculous into the sublime.
51 international publishers and galleries showcase their latest editions in prints and artists’ books at this free public fair, which is fully online this year.
While hardly about the pandemic, or any of the other crises so afflicting us, all are invoked in this exhibition, which is also often tender and profoundly soulful.
These glowing, dynamic artworks reproduce something of Bosch’s chaotic energy, but on an immersive, multi-sensory scale.
This week, addressing a transphobic comedy special on Netflix, the story behind KKK hoods, cultural identity fraud, an anti-Semitic take on modern art, and more.