Category: looking

Seeing 2015: Looking Back With Love and Anger

Most media outlets posted a ‘best of 2015’ photo selection that seemed very predictable–lots of people in distress, no one trying to make change or help others. Here’s my own take, based on the chapters in How To See The World. As with the book itself, it unfolds from single image analysis to comparative and activist…

For the Wild Jubilee #COP 21 #D12

I think he’ll be to Rome As is the osprey to the fish, who takes it By sovereignty of nature. Coriolanus, Act 4, Scene 5 I went running today (December 12, 2015) in New York in 65° climate-changed weather. An osprey flew out of a tree as I labored past, crossing a hundred yards with…

#BlackLivesLooking: How Ferguson taught us not to look away

One year ago, on August 9 2014, then-police officer Darren Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Wilson estimated during the grand jury hearings that the entire incident lasted “less than a minute” from start to finish. From that minute has grown a movement, reinforced on a seemingly daily basis by new violence….