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Episode Notes For our 10th episode of PhotoWork with Sasha Wolf, Michael plays host while Sasha answers some of the burning questions that our listeners have been sitting on for 9 episodes. Below we have linked to some of the resources that we mention in this episode. Thank you to everyone who submitted questions and feel free to keep them coming t…
 
Episode Notes "What this project looks to do is go well beyond that with more nuance and more authentic voices from the community that is being reported on." -Finbarr O'Reilly I have two amazing guests for today's show Finbarr O'Reilly and Bernadette Vivuya. This show coincides with the release of the book and multimedia online collaboration, Congo…
 
In this episode of PhotoWork with Sasha Wolf, Sasha and photographer, Alejandro Cartagena, talk about finding motivation from within and not counting on the art world at large to propel or inspire your creative output. Alejandro talks about how his early work as an archivist has come back around to be a key part of his current practice and how he j…
 
*Note from Producer - Hi all, I would like apologize for all of the uploads on this episode, I seemed to have replicated a bunch of audio level mistakes right before exporting and then I failed to catch them all in the previous releases. -Michael Chovan-Dalton / Real Photo Show For the eighth installment of PhotoWork with Sasha Wolf, Sasha and arti…
 
Michael Kamber and Cynthia Rivera of the Bronx Documentary Center call in to talk about several events coming up at the BDC for this short series pre-election episode. Here are the events you should support or attend if you can. https://www.bronxdoc.org 6TH ANNUAL PHOTO AUCTION BENEFIT VIRTUAL CELEBRATIONTHURSDAY OCT 22, 2020 | 7PM The Bronx Docume…
 
Eric Kunsman and I talk about his work, Fake News Archive Project: A Historical Archive of the Donald J. Trump Presidency. Eric is looking for people interested in the next election, and any archive enthusiasts, to search through his screen captured collection of news headlines from the past almost four years and to highlight, through your own soci…
 
In this episode of PhotoWork with Sasha Wolf, Sasha talks with the Creative Director of Aperture, Lesley Martin. Sasha and Lesley take a deep dive into the world of photo book publishing, discuss the long process of getting a book made, from start to finish, and how up-and-coming photographers might approach publishers. Lesley talks about how she w…
 
"Really my favorite thing about photography is walking around with my camera…If I could do only one kind of work for the rest of my life, I think that would unquestionably be what I would want to do." Sasha Rudensky is an artist and an educator. She is currently the Program Director and an Associate Professor of Art at Weslyan University. She studi…
 
In this episode of PhotoWork with Sasha Wolf, Sasha and photographer, Todd Hido, have a wide-ranging conversation about Todd's roles as an artist and an educator. Todd shares his ideas about how students should follow the John Cage rule and “ Find a place you trust and try trusting it for a while”, and how, as a student himself, he had to push back…
 
For the 5th installment of PhotoWork with Sasha Wolf, Sasha and photographer, Jess T. Dugan, speak with one another from their respective recording booths, better known as closets. Jess and Sasha discuss why Jess went to Columbia College Chicago specifically to study with Dawoud Bey, how working at a museum when she was younger has been beneficial …
 
"I was thinking about that lately…as far as black photographers in general, will it always be a counter-narrative…" Duquann Sweeney is a photographer and a community organizer in Jersey City, NJ. He is a founder of The Royal Men Foundation which provides mentoring services, health and educational workshops, and works with the county courts to provi…
 
In this episode of PhotoWork with Sasha Wolf, Sasha and guest, photographer, Adam Katseff, have a conversation about influence, the tricky part of trying to identify oneself as an artist, and the importance of acknowledging your own successes. Sasha and Adam talk about the process of creating his exquisite landscape series’, The Dark Landscapes and…
 
"When the green comes in, the grass comes back first, and then the smaller shrubs. It's always this sort of hopeful space…I always feel that nature reminds us that after trauma there's regeneration." Deborah Jack is a multimedia artist. Her current work deals with trans-cultural existence, memory, the effects of colonialism and mythology through re…
 
For the third installment of PhotoWork, Sasha talks with photographer Elinor Carucci. Sasha and Elinor have a very personal and candid discussion about art, family, regrets, getting older in the public eye and navigating life during the pandemic. Elinor even shares her current favorite food. Hint: it’s a fruit. There’s a lot of love and warmth in t…
 
In this episode of PhotoWork with Sasha Wolf, Sasha speaks with her friend Kris Graves who is a photographer and the founder of Kris Graves Projects, a collaborative publishing house for photography that addresses contemporary social concerns. Kris talks about being a Black photographer in the contemporary art world and makes a surprise announcemen…
 
"There's a small neighborhood that's called Wilbur Section…It's known for crime, gang activity, drug usage, murders, unsolved homicide, and this is where I am from and this is what formed and shaped me…I want to give something back to my community. I want people to acknowledge themselves and know that they are beautiful." Habiyb Ali Shu'Aib is a Tr…
 
For the first episode of Photo Work with Sasha Wolf, Sasha speaks with Bryan Schutmaat who, in 2020, received the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship. As Sasha likes to describe the show, it's a talky and touchy-feely version of her book, Photo Work: Forty Photographers on Process and Practice, and she and Bryan talk about his process and pra…
 
"You really have to understand the times we live in and…the things that you push against are the things that make you who you are." Martin Bough is a photographer, a teacher, and a Jazz musician. He has been photographing since 1962 but that is not where this story begins. Martin is 92 years old and he was already an accomplished saxophone player a…
 
"I can't take that (art) with me when I am gone, but I can certainly pass the message and leave behind how important art is as a tool to get better from trauma in life and just move forward." Tamara Torres is an Afro-Latina feminist artist and community activist based in Trenton, NJ. Tamara and I were going to record last year when her work was in …
 
"I can tell you stories upon stories about endless amounts of people who have come through from Roy DeCarava, Allen Ginsberg, Robert Frank, Larry Clark…all the icons of the fine art photo community…everybody…Helen Levitt and Mary Ellen Mark. Just amazing artists…my father's been in it from the beginning." Ross Kasovitz grew up around some of the mo…
 
"My grandmother's family were all incarcerated at Minidoka, one of the WWII Japanese-American camps, and I just felt like there were few communities that stood up for them at that time and with the privilege that I have now, with being fourth generation American, I certainly can speak out on those issues that were pivotal to my own family." Emily H…
 
"There is suddenly, in some ways, a whole new branch, a whole new subject for photography…How will notions of isolation, loneliness, communication…be addressed photographically and are those photographic subjects? " Roula Seikaly and I recorded at the SPE Conference in Houston just before everything began to be cancelled and public places were shut…
 
"I say that as a person who shifted from being an artist/activist to someone who has really taken the activism part of my practice and my life and put it front and center." John Freyer is an artist, activist, and Professor of Cross Disciplinary Media at Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts. We met up at the Society of Photographic Ed…
 
Matthew Leifheit | Ocean Meets the Bay "I think people are increasingly asked to choose many paths at once, so my professional practice class has been retitled, How to Become a Self-Cleaning Oven. " Matt Leifheit is a photographer, magazine editor, book editor, and publisher. He is the founder of Matte Editions which produces Matte Magazine and a g…
 
"When I would come up from Virginia I would go there and I would take pictures and I would be like, okay if I take a picture then he'll live until next time." Paolo Morales and I met to record at SVA during his short break from teaching at Hollins University in Roanoke Virginia. We talk about what it has been like for a New York City kid to relocat…
 
"I saw the sun coming over the east, over the landscape and the farmlands and I saw this hot air balloon that was coming up, this bright red…extremely saturated red hot air balloon…and behind it was sun lighting it up from behind…I looked over at my dad and he just kept driving… " John Sanderson is a large format film photographer based in New York…
 
"Photography has been a really healing practice for me and a spiritual practice in terms of just going out and making work." Andrew Cenci is a photographer based in Louisville Kentucky. He was visiting New York last year to see the Winogrand show. Andrew works full time in marketing but he has immersed himself in and has become part of the photo co…
 
"I think we are going to need these pictures in 10 years because everybody's talking about what happened in Egypt, but no one is talking to us about what happened to us after we were kicked out of our own country." Amr Alfiky is an Egyptian award-winning documentary photographer and filmmaker based in New York City. He was studying medicine when th…
 
"That's the pleasure of photography, it's really just kind of daydreaming with these borders around the world and what's in and what's out." Mark Steinmetz was in town to talk about his new book Carnival, published by Stanley/Barker. In-between a talk at The Bronx Documentary Center, another one at The Penumbra Foundation, and a book signing at Das…
 
"I do think it's really important to help people out with as much information sharing as possible, especially when you get to a certain point in your career and you have information to share." Sasha Wolf is a curator, editor, art dealer, and most recently, the creator and editor of PhotoWork: Forty Photographers on Process and Practice. Sasha is al…
 
"I looked at these images and I thought, what's this about? I had very faint memories about it and so in order to sort of fill in the gaps, I wrote to people and asked them what they remembered about evacuating Beirut…I thought how am I going to make sense of this, what am I going to do with this text…" Madeline Djerejian is a fascinating artist wh…
 
"I had to mature to a place where I was interested in the stories…It's not just about pretty photographs…I think you need to come to a point where you have a genuine interest in what you are photographing and the stories you are trying to tell and that takes time." Matthew Abbott is a documentary photographer based in Australia. He covers social an…
 
"I think it's wonderland, It's a positive little bit melancholy land located nowhere. It's not political or psychological, it's more about some far, far away world in which you don't have the keys to open it easily." Ajuan Song and Kuzma Vostrikov stopped by SVA to talk about their series "Absolutely Augmented Reality." It is a continually evolving…
 
Liz Zito | Mueller Report Fan Fiction "I felt the way to share it with adding the redactions in, it gives you at least a beat to laugh and to kind of take a break and also think about the absurdity…of the political world that we are living in." Liz Zito is a multimedia artist and the Coordinator of Curriculum & Special Projects at the School of Vis…
 
Friend and former co-host Kai McBride calls in from New Mexico to talk about the big changes in his life and to help celebrate the 100th episode of the show. Kai was the manager of the photo facilities and taught photography at Columbia University. His move is related to the passing of his father and we talk about the adjustments he is making with …
 
"My work is very much about physical places and landscapes but it's' maybe more about communities and social markers that you can see in landscapes. So I was like, what's something social or community related that you could put in one of those capsules?" Ann Lepore is a multimedia artist in the in the most expansive definition of that term. She has…
 
"Rodeo is sort of this universal expression of rural culture and everybody owns it…Native Americans own it, Mexicans own it, Black folks own it, White people own it…these are American Cowboys." Ivan McClellan grew up with adversity both from outside his family and inside his family. He speaks openly about the trauma and the healing in his life, and…
 
"I wasn't really a big fan of government when I was working as a freelancer, I was very skeptical, but when I stepped in I saw the incredible amount of work…and it was insane, and it was overwhelming…these people are doing so much work and sacrificing everything." Edwin Torres is the Deputy Digital Director for Governor Murphy's Office in New Jerse…
 
"Our job is to keep making work that speaks both to the conflicts as they unfold and also what they are going to mean…our job is to hold our political and military leaders accountable for the decisions they make and the people they affect." Victor Blue is a documentary photographer interested in the aftermath of conflict. He believes it is not enou…
 
MFA Photography, Video, and Related Media, in collaboration with El Museo del Barrio, presents the final program in the Scheimpflug Lecture Series of the spring 2019 semester entitled The Culture of Community: A Latinx Photo Symposium. This episode is from a recording of the Latinx Photo Symposium event. The Real Photo Show was part of the early pl…
 
"I think that the early interest in infrastructure came from riding the subway to high school everyday and standing in the front car with my friends and watching the tunnel." Stanley Greenberg stopped by to talk about his new book CODEX NEW YORK - TYPOLOGIES OF THE CITY. It's a fascinating view of New York City organized by infrastructure, topograp…
 
"I think they see themselves as a second family, a found family, a supportive family and they're young in a way where they are exploring the world and seeing things for the first time, it's very exciting, it's intoxicating…" Michael Joseph was in town for his solo exhibition "Lost and Found" at Daniel Cooney Fine Art Gallery. Michael has some amazi…
 
Sasha Waters-Freyer is a documentary filmmaker and Chair of the Department of Photography and Film at Virginia Commonwealth University. Her film, Garry Winogrand: All Things are Photographable, has been getting a lot of press and great reviews and it just aired on PBS American Masters. Sasha and I catch up on the success of the film, her awards, an…
 
"…I'm able to share a story in a small part of American on a large scale and that's not me, per say, that's the story of this culture that's been so overlooked and I feel really thankful that…I've been accepted and I've been able to photograph it…" Rory Doyle, Nicole Craine (Everyday Rural America, Ep.74) and I talk about his award winning Delta Hi…
 
"I feed off of other people, that's really how I teach, I love teaching this way. I like to improvise, I like to go by what is needed." Anja Hitzenberger and I talk about photography, food, Mozart balls, and her new online venture, StrudelmediaLive, where she sometimes teaches from a mountaintop. Anja Hitzenberger is a photographer and video artist…
 
Aaron Turner started @photogsofcolor on Twitter to promote Photographers of Color and we talk about that back on episode 50, but now this social media idea is becoming an actual Center for Photographers of Color at the University of Arkansas. We talk about all of the amazing changes and successes for Aaron in this half-frame episode of Real Photo S…
 
"We spent a lot of time visiting architectural sites when I was a kid…I really grew up with a kind of 6th sense about buildings, about architecture, and about how architectural space creates a kind of narrative and I've been able to take that and translate that into my photographic practice." Andrew L. Moore took some time after teaching his gradua…
 
Yoav Friedlander and Niko J. Kallianiotis call in to talk about their open call exhibition, Rust Belt Biennial. We talk about the logistics of putting together this ambitious exhibition and the leaps of faith you have to make when doing something like this for the first time. We also talk about their desire to change the narrative or the perception…
 
In this half frame episode I catch up with Lissa Rivera and BJ Lillis (ep.51) to talk about their successes with the Beautiful Boy exhibition and how there is more work to come, but there was so much more to talk about as well. Lissa has just organized the first U.S. museum exhibition of Leonor Fini, the Argentinine-Italian surrealist artist, at th…
 
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