If you haven’t read this remarkable op-ed by Kim Phuc Phan Thi, the young girl profiled in the famous picture above, you really should. You’ve probably seen the photograph of me taken that day
This is the grave of George Masa. Born in 1881 in Osaka, Japan, Masahara Izuka came to the United States at the age of twenty. This was a common thing at this time. Japan sent many people to the Unite
Check out this photo-essay of pictures taken from inside San Quentin Prison. Powerful stuff.
If you haven’t seen this story about Mary Ann Vecchio, the girl in the famous Kent State photo, it’s really well worth your time.
This is the grave of Lewis Hine. Born in 1874 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Hine was middle class but suffered through his father dying in an accident when the boy was a child. But Hine was a skilled student
The documentary photographer of the Cultural Revolution, Li Zhenshang, died recently. It’s worth revisiting just how amazing his photographs are. I put one to head this post, but check out the o
Creative news from yours truly: my essay on (accidentally) queer alien sex in big bucks science fiction media has been published in the debut issue of the new feminist punk rock art magazine VENUS. Th
Think about the photographs and videos you remember from 9/11. Now think about which ones you weren’t supposed to see. Is the taboo fading? A little over a year ago, I wrote a post for my (then