For his book A House Without a Roof, Adam Golfer combines his own images with old family photos, archival materials and text to explore the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. “That’s been the only way for me to remotely deal with these things, is to personalize [them],” says Golfer.
When Adam Golfer went to the Central Zionist Archives in Jerusalem to do research for his forthcoming book, A House Without a Roof (Booklyn), he was given access that other artists have been denied, he says. “I believe that if I was not a white, Jewish-looking person I would have had a hard time in that archive. I have seen...
May 31, 2017
When we asked L.A.-based fashion photographer Zen Sekizawa about designing her recent printed promo, she said she wanted to produce something that conveyed the particular flavor of her work—airy, personal and unexpected. (See the story here.) For Sekizawa, equally as important as the images she used was the design of the piece. “I think form is really important—I mean, both... More »
May 12, 2017
Jeanine Michna-Bales went to the 2013 PhotoNOLA portfolio reviews in New Orleans with nine images from a personal project she’d been working on for a decade, wondering if anyone would be interested. The foreboding nighttime photographs depicted landmarks and safe houses along a 1300-mile Underground Railroad route from Louisiana to the Canadian border at Port Huron, Michigan. The work impressed... More »
May 12, 2017
Jeanine Michna-Bales landed a contract from Princeton Architectural Press to publish her foreboding nighttime photographs of Underground Railroad stations. A key part of her pitch to book publishers was a leave-behind packet that she developed for the project. The book, called Through Darkness to Light, was released in late March. Michna-Bales explains the project and how she found a publisher... More »