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Marvin Heiferman contributes essay on SEEING SCIENCE to the New York Times
Writing for the LENS: Photography, Video and Visual Journalism section, Heiferman notes that “the symbiotic relationship of photography and the sciences has sparked epiphanies, controversies and paradigm shifts for nearly two centuries” in his essay about the year long project. Read more.

Jaimes Mayhew ’10. M.F.A., Intermedia + Digital Arts, and Rahne Alexander’s installation at the Baltimore Museum of Art in Hyperallergic
Cara Ober of BmoreArt interviews Rahne Alexander and Jaimes Mayhew for Hyperallergic about their installation “Queer Interiors,” a site-specific installation within the exhibition Imagining Home at the BMA. The two transgender artist invite viewers to connect their own domestic lives to those of LGBTQ people. Read more.

Maurice Berger, CADVC, Latest “Race Story” in The New York Times
In the latest essay for his Race Stories column in The New York Times, published May 2, Maurice Berger, research professor at the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture, writes about Jamel Shabazz’s new photo book: Sights in the City, on 40-years of change and challenges on the streets of New York. Read more.
A complete index of his Race Stories essays can be found here.

Mark Alice Durant’s new book on WYPR’s On the Record
Durant discussed his just published book “27 Contexts: An Anecdotal History in Photography” on air with Sheilah Kast March 22. The book is part memoir and part meditation on the role of photography in our lives. Listen. CIRCA Catalyst host a book launch at UMBC April 10 at 12 p.m. Details.

Student Amy Berbert remembers victims of violence through photography
Berbert ’17 and her professor, Lynn Cazabon, visual arts, have been interviewed about the ambitious and moving photography project that has captured the media’s attention for its powerful impact on audiences across the Baltimore-Washington D.C. region. Read More.

Eric Dyer, Visual Arts, at TEDx Charlottesville
Eric Dyer describes reinventing the zoetrope and other animation innovations on November 11, 2016 at TEDxCharlottesville. Looking for a way to limit his screen time and once again use his hands in the creation of his work, he creates innovative zoetropes to make new films, sculptures, and photography. Read more.

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