Self-taught photographer Mohamud Mumin had his first solo show in 2012, when the Whittier Gallery in Minneapolis, showcased his photographs for three days. His work has now found a much bigger stage. Mumin’s 2012 documentary project “The Youth/Dhallinyarada” is on display at the Weisman Art Museum through Feb. 9, 2014. It consists of 13 black-and-white portraits of young Somali Read more →
As a Shinnecock Indian, photographer Camille Seaman was raised with a deep awareness of her connection to the environment. Eventually her dual loves – nature and photography – combined into a career documenting glaciers, and then storms. Seaman recently shared a selection of her storm photography at a recent TED conference. Storm chasing is a Read more →
In many ways photographer Mary Ellen Mark has led a charmed life. A photojournalist by trade, she’s perhaps best known for her series on street kids for Life magazine which became the seed for the documentary film “Streetwise” that she directed alongside her husband Martin Bell. She’s photographed injustices all over the world, traveling to Read more →
As part of this weekend’s Arts On Chicago event in Minneapolis, photographer Wing Young Huie has placed 100 of his images inside 20 different businesses along a section of Chicago Avenue. Titled “We Are The Other,” the series consists of portraits of people who live or work in the neighborhood. If you’re familiar with Huie’s Read more →
The phrase “five by five” comes from an old radio communications term that means “loud and clear.” So it’s a fitting title for the latest exhibition at Obsidian Arts in Minneapolis. The show “Five by Five” features bold work by five photographers of African descent. They were asked to capture the essence of their individual Read more →
This week, a charismatic pan-African performer, a visionary photographer of Native Americans, and a festival dedicated to Norway’s most celebrated playwright.
The Hmong American artist explores the idea of desire in her latest exhibit.
Photographer Buckner Sutter has gone from taking images with toy cameras and old Polaroids to using software on his smartphone to create a similar, otherworldly feel.
Weinstein Gallery presents some of Smith’s most iconic photographs from his years documenting war, poverty and injustice.
A photograph of John Unger and his dog Schoep inspired an outpouring of generosity. Those funds are now helping other sick dogs to get help and find new homes.