Of Them, And Us (Aperture, 2013)

War photography, at least the imagery that has been made for public consumption, has long distinguished itself, as has much of journalism, by focusing on ‘them’ instead of a more familial ‘us.’

Light Fades (Aperture, 2012)

Photography, the thinking goes, is done in the present to be seen as the past. But there are other thoughts as well…

The Camera is Not a Machine Gun (Design Observer, 2009)

For most of David Goldblatt’s career, which began in the early 1960s, nearly everything that he saw was contextualized by the distorting prism of apartheid. The ownership and use of land, as well as housing, jobs, marriage, schooling and countless other facets of everyday life, were all powerfully linked to the color of one’s skin…

Leaving Kansas (Apterture, 2008)

There are many ways to trace the origins of “Second Life,” a virtual world constructed from bits that mirrors, amplifies and contradicts our own…

Cathe (PixelPress, 2006)

She was thin, painfully so, someone who had trouble crossing a New York City street in the wind carrying her thin black portfolio case that acted like a sail blowing her the wrong way…