Monthly Archives: September 2011

Selected Digital Image Libraries, Collections and Museums: An Illustrated, Annotated Webliography

International Center of Photography  Weegee at his typewriter in the trunk of his 1938 ‘Chevy’. Unidentified Photographer. ca. 1943. The International Center of Photography. Dimensions: Image: 11 15/16 x 9 3/16 in. (30.3 x 23.3 cm), Paper: 14 x 11 in. (35.6 … Continue reading

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CABC & The NY ART BOOK FAIR

THE NY ART BOOK FAIR September 30–October 2, 2011 MoMA PS1 The NY Art Book Fair truly is the most democratic and relevant art event of the season. The Contemporary Artists’ Books Conference is a dynamic, two-day event focused on … Continue reading

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Fanta, Sprite and G.I. Joe: Postwar Japanese Photographers Respond to the American Military Presence in Japan

Since the end of World War II, the American military presence on Japanese soil has been a contentious, yet mandated component of Japan’s postwar political and economic landscape. Initiated and maintained through a series of treaties at the end of … Continue reading

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Colophon Fun

Colophon: a statement occurring at the rear of a volume following the text, relating information about the printing history and physical aspects of the book; often includes name of printer, type of paper, typeface, size of edition, date of printing, … Continue reading

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Kaddu Wasswa Archive: A Visual biography

Kaddu Wassawa John is a remarkable man from Uganda – an organic farmer, a teacher, a writer/dramatist, a social worker and a political/ecological and HIV/AIDS activist – who runs a NGO Turn to Tea* from his home in Mayirikitti. This … Continue reading

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Summer Funding

In these perilous times for art and culture funding, I find myself thinking a lot about sustainability and creative funding, particularly in the bibliographic realm. One of my fascinations in the few idle moments of the summer was scanning projects … Continue reading

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