As part of my ongoing collaboration with Catfish Books, I recently posted an interview with writer, critic, and theorist Karen Strassler, a Professor of Anthropology at Queens College in New York. The complete interview is available here.
Photographer Ahndraya Parlato's third book, Who is Changed and Who is Dead functions as a photographic memoir published by MACK Books, addressing her family life as both a daughter and a mother, all complicated by her own a traumatic childhood. My review of the book is available on C4 Journal, published here.
Photographer Ed Grazda has been photographing in Afghanistan and Pakistan since the 1980s. Working with Fraglich Publishing, Grazda recently released his second book about Afghanistan, A Visual History: Afghanistan 1980-2004. My complete review is available on the Photo Eye website here.
Karen Strassler is a Professor of Anthropology at Queens College whose work looks at the role of images in shaping the political and social lives of people in Indonesia. Published by Duke University Press, her newest book, Demanding Images: Democracy, Mediation and the Image-Event in Indonesia, looks at the role of visual discourse in Indonesia since 1998, after the fall of Suharto and the new democratic era. My article about this book was published on Afterimage, and is available by subscription here, or as a PDF download here.