Wallis Annenberg has announced that the Photo Space will not be re-opening. Read her letter of appreciation on the closing of a chapter in Los Angeles.
Casual Conversations: Firooz Zahedi and Susan White
Former Vanity Fair Photography Director Susan White speaks with the renowned photographer Firooz Zahedi in a virtual discussion conducted on Zoom.
Ami Vitale: One Village, Thirteen Elephants and the Moon
After more than a decade covering conflict, photographer and filmmaker Ami Vitale noticed that the less sensational, but equally true stories were not getting told—the wedding happening around the corner from the revolution, or the small triumphs amidst seemingly endless devastation.
Charles Annenberg Weingarten: Bear cams, Dog Bless You, and explore.org – The Nature of Social Media
As the founder of explore.org, Charles Annenberg Weingarten has made wildlife and environmental conservation a central focus of his philanthropic work.
Dr. Carla Hayden and Sarah Lewis: Bringing History into the Future
The 14th Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden and bestselling author, curator, and Harvard University Assistant Professor Sarah Lewis engaged in a far-reaching conversation about the vital importance of the Library of Congress as an ultimate resource of cultural history, collective memory, and visual culture, as well as a vast photographic archive for the American people and the world.
Camilo José Vergara & Christopher Hawthorne: Tracking Time in America’s Inner Cities
A chronicler of societal shifts in changing urban landscapes, photographer Camilo José Vergara spoke to these issues with former Los Angeles Times architecture critic – and newly appointed Chief Design Officer for the City of Los Angeles – Christopher Hawthorne.
Donna Ferrato & Nona Willis Aronowitz: From Behind Closed Doors to #MeToo
Donna Ferrato is a woman and a photographer whose work is about sex, violence, love, and how she sees women, their complexity, their politics, their public and private lives, and their struggle to come into their own power. Nona Willis Aronowitz is an author and editor whose work covers similar subjects of women, sexual politics, and the state of young feminism across the United States.
Will Wilson & Amy Scott: Time, Place, and Race
Diné artist Will Wilson and Autry Museum Chief Curator Amy Scott’s dialogue covered a broad range of subjects, including the ways indigenous people are taking back the representation of their own cultures through art and photography.
Carol M. Highsmith & Anne Wilkes Tucker: The Beauty, Humor, and Humanity of America
Photographer Carol M. Highsmith and Not an Ostrich exhibit curator Anne Wilkes Tucker discuss Highsmith’s decades-long project to photograph America with images from all 50 states.
Matthew Rolston: Hollywood Royale
Veteran Hollywood photographer Matthew Rolston and award-winning journalist and film director Matt Tyrnauer engage in a lively discussion of Rolston’s latest project—a book and exhibition of his works from the 1980s.
Andrew Moore: Cuba: The Afterlife of Architecture
The architecture of Cuba is justifiably famous for its originality, range of styles, and preservation of historical context.
Luis Gispert: Cheerleaders and Chonga Girls
Utilizing what he terms a “hip-hop baroque” aesthetic, Luis Gispert discusses his interdisciplinary work that incorporates photography, sound, sculpture, and video.
Lisette Poole: The Cuban Diaspora
Lisette Poole is a Cuban-American photojournalist based in Havana whose work explores themes of beauty, resilience and family history.