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  • Nathan Kensinger Photojournalist:  Brooklyn Waterfront, Historical Landmarks Disappearing…

    Nathan Kensinger Photojournalist: Brooklyn Waterfront, Historical Landmarks Disappearing…

                Nathan Kensinger was born and raised in San Francisco, California, and is currently based in Brooklyn, New York. He is an interdisciplinary artist whose work explores hidden urban landscapes, off-limits industrial structures, unnatural waterways, environmental disaster zones, endangered coastal communities, and other liminal spaces. Nathan’s work encompasses photography, film, installation, curation and writing.Kensinger’s photographs have been exhibited by the Museum of the City of New York, the Brooklyn Museum, the Queens Museum, the Museum of […]

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  • Nick Shepard: De bekende wereld

    Nick Shepard: De bekende wereld

    Nick Shepard makes photographs that depict common objects, spaces, and subjects as he explores subtly varied ideas of commerce, value, and aesthetics. In his long-term project De bekende wereld (The Known World), he uses visual beauty, light effects, and naturalism informed by his deep knowledge of the Dutch masters to reexamine contemporary life in America. Nick has recently delved further into the complex relationship between digital manipulation and traditional mark making by creating images that reveal digital and physical interventions, […]

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  • Oaxacan Artist Calixto Robles

    Oaxacan Artist Calixto Robles

    “From the Heart” San Francisco Artist, Calixto Robles takes us on a journey of his philosophy of art,  and the power of imagery in his quest to pursue symbols which resonate healing in their rich colorful montages.  Originally from Oaxaca, a self taught artist he has pursued his painting with a passion. He teaches at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, and has been exhibited in the De Young, The Mexican Museum and other venues around the world. Calixto […]

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  • Jill Waterman, New Years Eve Project

    This is a special short documentary on the streets of Las Vegas for New Years Eve 2015 with Jill Waterman, who has traveled the globe photographing cross cultural rituals of New Years Eve for the past 32 years. Jill is a photographer, editor, writer, curator, and educator, based in New York City.  A specialist in night photography, her first book, Night and Low Light Photography, was published by Amphoto in 2008. Waterman’s photographic projects include Nightscapes, a series of long-exposure […]

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  • Margo Perin Interview Part 2

    Margo Perin Interview Part 2

    Author and Poet Margo Perin continues her interview on Culture Connect with Host Audrey Ray Daniel about her latest novel:  “The Opposite of Hollywood”  

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  • Nyna Pais Caputi, Director “Petals in the Dust”

    Nyna Pais Caputi, Director “Petals in the Dust”

    Petals in the Dust: The Endangered Indian Girls is a documentary film that highlights how age-old beliefs, intolerance and a preference for sons, combined with growing materialism and technology is leading to increased incidences of discrimination, violence and the horrific and tragic murder of millions of Indian girls and women. The film will initiate dialogue around genocide and violence against women, not just in India but globally and spur people to get involved and take action.http://www.petalsinthedust.com/

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  • Margo Perin, Interview Part 1

    Margo Perin, Interview Part 1

    Margo Perin’s novel, The Opposite of Hollywood, is due out in Fall 2014. She has been featured in O, the Oprah Magazine, NPR, KRON TV, San Francisco Chronicle Sunday Magazine and other publications in the US, Mexico, and UK. Her poem, Entropy, based on her experiences working with incarcerated men and women in San Francisco County Jail and San Quentin Prison, is featured in the anthology Fightin’ Words (PEN, 2014). In 2012, she was commissioned by Shimon Attie (sculptor) and […]

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  • Dee Hibbert-Jones & Nomi Talisman Directors, Living Condition

    Dee Hibbert-Jones & Nomi Talisman Directors, Living Condition

    Dee and Nomi will discuss there work in progress: “Living Condition” is an animated documentary and an interactive project that tells the stories of three families living in close proximity to capital punishment. Living Condition describes capital punishment from three perspectives: from a family who lives with the loss of an executed brother, a second family whose son was wrongfully accused of a capital crime and released under complex circumstances, and a third fighting to prove innocence, while visiting their loved […]

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  • Luis Delgado-Qualtrough, Reframing Photography

    Fine art photographer and publisher at Malulu Editions, Califrisco Press and Refrita Editores. Luis has published many social commentary artist books. Past publications include “Frases Celebres Mexicanas” 2010, “Cuentos Chinos” 2008″Unfathomable, “Loteria Cosmologica” 1996-2008, Humanity” 2006, “Power Ties” 2007, Deconstitution” 2008, “Analisis Forense del Coco” 2004, and “A Portrait Collection of Sierra Totonaca Indians” 1975-2006. “Le canto por un pan” I sing for bread offers both photographs and verses by Luis Delgado and is “a cinematic print journey into the […]

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  • Afterlife in the Age of the Internet? Meet Cara Rose DeFabio

    Afterlife in the Age of the Internet? Meet Cara Rose DeFabio

            Cara is a performer and dancer. Most recently her one woman piece  “AFTER THE TONE” was awarded Best of Fringe at the San Francisco Fringe Festival. “After the Tone employs texting tricks, talking ipads and audience interaction to investigate afterlife in the age of the internet” “As we increasingly rely on technology to remember, are we surrendering our power to forget? Cara Rose DeFabio explores stories of how digital debris has transformed the mourning process and […]

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