features

Hank Willis Thomas on His Unbranded and Rebranded Projects (audio)

Interview by David Walker



With his projects called "Unbranded" and "Rebranded," Thomas scrutinizes the stereotypes and historical assumptions that are often reinforced by advertising. In this clip, he explains how he finds images for those projects and then re-frames them to challenge conventional narratives of culture and history. (Read PDN's profile on Hank Willis Thomas here.)

Related:
Hank Willis Thomas on His "Branded" Series (audio)
Hank Willis Thomas on the Power of Photography to Create Myths (audio)
Hank Willis Thomas on Truth, Lies and Advertising (profile)

comments powered by Disqus

MORE features


FEATURES


© Audubon/photo © Melissa Groo
How to Land Photo Assignments from Audubon Magazine

CURRENT ISSUE


IMAGE COURTESY OF KEVIN COOLEY AND RYAN LEE GALLERY, NEW YORK
PDN July 2015: The Fine-Art Photography Issue

- ADVERTISEMENT -

- ADVERTISEMENT -

Tout VTS

- ADVERTISEMENT -

- ADVERTISEMENT -

Contact PDN | About Photo District News | Camera Reviews and Gear Guide | Photography Blog | Photo News | Photo Magazine- Print Subscription |
Photography RSS Resources | Free Photography Newsletter | Photo Magazine Advertising | Photographer Features & Resources | Stock Photographs
© Emerald Expositions 2015. All rights reserved. Read our TERMS OF USE and PRIVACY POLICY