Dana Popa on the Light Work Artist Residency

October 11, 2012

By Conor Risch

© Dana Popa

A photograph of a 16-year-old Romanian girl who was raped by her stepfather. Dana Popa continued her series on sexual violence during her artist residency by working with a local NGO to document victims and perpetrators.

Whether photographers want access to a particular part of the world in order to create a new body of work, or need some time to scan, edit and print an existing body of work, artist-in-residence (AIR) programs offer photographers a unique and valuable period of focused remove. Each has their strengths and benefits for an artist—be it beautiful facilities, a...

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