Photographer Interviews

Hannah Price Explores Race and Perception in “Cursed by Night”

February 27, 2017

By Dzana Tsomondo

© Hannah Price

“Untitled,” 2013, by Hannah Price. To make her portrait series “Cursed by Night,” Price approached men on the street in major East Coast cities.

Hannah Price’s portrait series “Cursed by Night” is a stirring examination of race and perception. Her black-and-white photographs focus on a powerful signifier in the American imagination: black men on city streets at night. In one photograph, two men sit in a parked car, caps pulled low, eyes glued to their phones. In another, a white woman and a black...

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