Rayhana Maarouf: When A Father Goes to Prison

January 21, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

Rayhana Maarouf writes about the challenges her family confronted when her father was imprisoned. She is featured with her Girls Write Now mentor Anne Feigus (2013-2014).  © Kristia Phillips

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Morley: A Song for Women in Prison, Shackled in Childbirth

January 21, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

liveMorley’s artistic practice is deeply steeped in using music to raise awareness for global women’s rights and human rights issues, including the practice of shackling women in prison during labor. 

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Mae Ryan: Pregnancy and Motherhood Behind Bars

January 21, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

02 Regina Zodiacal - Pregnant in Prison Prisoners Child ChildcarPictured seven months pregnant, Regina Zodiacal at a meeting at the California Institute for Women in Chino. 2013. © Mae Ryan 

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Mary DeWitt: Portraits of Women Serving Life

January 21, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

MDeWitt4[9]Mary DeWitt. “Portrait of Avis Lee.” 2014.  Oil and graphite on mylar.

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US/Mexico | CatherineMarie Davalos: Dancing Across Borders

April 30, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

Davalos“Volver” choreographed and performed by CatherineMarie Davalos. Photo by David Gaylord 

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Canada/South Africa | Breaking the Silence: An Interview with Artist Soraya Nulliah

April 1, 2013 · 1 Comment 

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Soraya Nulliah. “Child Bride.” 2007. Mixed Media.  

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Film Activist Thomas Allen Harris Documents Role of Photography in Shaping African-American Identities

July 23, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

Photo Credit: USA Projects, Through A Lens Darkly Fundraising Campaign

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Gina Lewis’ Infinite Definitions of Blue

July 13, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

Terrascape 13,  Summer 2011,  Monoprint Collage  © Gina Lewis

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A Return to Roots for Photographers Elizabeth Moreno, Cecil McDonald, Jr., and Kevin J. Miyazaki

May 11, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

 

 

The latest volume of En Foco’s (the non-profit dedicated to cultural diversity in photography) Nueva Luz Journal features a commentary by OF NOTE’s Grace Aneiza Ali on the work of photographers Kevin Miyazaki, Cecil McDonald, Jr., and Elizabeth Moreno. See an excerpt below and download the complimentary digital issue HERE.

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US | Jose Parla’s ‘Walls, Diaries and Paintings’

March 13, 2011 · Leave a Comment 

José Parlá “Order, Pattern, Organization, Form & Relationship.” Courtesy of Bryce Wolkowitz.

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