Lori Waselchuk: “Grace Before Dying” For An Aging Prison Population

January 21, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

 

Lori_Waselchuk_01Diego Zapata washes Richard Liggett’s face, who was fighting advanced liver and lung cancers—one of many examples of gentle care that photographer Lori Waselchuk witnessed in the volunteer prisoner-run hospice program at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola. © Lori Waselchuk

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Truthworker Theatre Company: Youth Voices Against the School to Prison Pipeline

January 21, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

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Truthworker Theatre Company performing “BAR CODE: A Performative Analysis of the School to Prison Pipeline” at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York in April 2014. From left: James Gagliardo, Oddisey Miller, and Leah Mohammed. (Photo: Liaizon Wakest)

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US | Jonsar Studios: Framing the Immigrant

April 30, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

_FUS6344-EditPortrait by Jonsar Studios for FWD.us, a grassroots organization tackling immigration reform. 

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Artist Julie Mehretu on ‘Culture/Context’ with LeRonn Brooks

January 17, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

I consider everything political. I don’t see how you can live socially without participating politically. — Julie Mehretu

1559867_608730079182872_2119929225_nArtist Julie Mehretu with host of ‘Culture/Context’ Dr. LeRonn Phillip Brooks.
(Image Courtesy of Culture/Context)

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