V.29 No.1 | 1/2/2020
The slides of Walter McDonald
In 1969, the fledgling Albuquerque Museum hired photographer Walter McDonald to take pictures of Albuquerque. 50 years later they are full of life in a bustling, colorful time in our history.
V.28 No.51 | 12/19/2019
Photo by Clarke Condé
Fire Ghosts by Philip Metcalf and Patricia Galagan
After the Jemez Mountains firte of 2011, two photographers, a husband (Philip Metcalf) and wife (Patricia Galagan) team walked into what was once a forest to tell the story of what happened and what will happen next.
V.28 No.42 | 10/17/2019
Photo by Clarke Condé
Photography in Interesting Times
Center’s Review Santa Fe Photo Festival
When everyone has a camera in their pocket why would you need a professional photographer? For 25 years, Center has kept photographers one step ahead of the turbulent and often overwhelming curse and blessing of living in these modern, interesting times.
V.28 No.31 | 8/1/2019
Photo by Fabio Miguel Roque
The River, The Ocean and The Sea
Photographing Water Around the World
The photography project The River, The Ocean, The Sea is about the Rio Grande, the Atlantic Ocean and the Andaman Sea, respectively, or at least the parts that photographers Nick Tauro Jr., Fábio Miguel Roque and Hean Kuan Ong know well. Weekly Alibi sat down with Nick Tauro Jr. to talk about how the project came together, what the photographs tell us and why he makes photography books in the digital age.
Nathalie Daoust’s Korean Dreams
Consider for a moment if you could smuggle film out of North Korea. The effort it took to bring Nathalie Daoust’s Korean Dreams to Albuquerque is enough to warrant a good long look.
V.28 No.21 | 5/23/2019
Intimate Public Acts
Miguel Gandert’s Jesus with Romans, Good Friday, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Miguel Gandert’s photograph Jesus with Romans, Good Friday, Santa Fe, New Mexico in the new exhibit Constructed Realities at April Price Projects Gallery offers the viewer a rare opportunity to consider both a perfect photograph and the way photography has changed in recent years.
V.28 No.18 | 5/2/2019
Photo by Jessica Roybal
Street-Level New Mexico
The Photography of Jessica Roybal
Jessica Roybal possesses a rare advantage as a photographer; she lives somewhere interesting. As an architecture student, she came to photography to better understand how buildings interact with the street. As a New Mexican, she already knew what was there.
V.28 No.7 | 2/14/2019
Justin Thor Simenson and Hakim Bellamy
Haunting City Portraits
Poet and photographer team up for book and exhibit
We Are Neighbors is a new collection of poems and photos from poet Hakim Bellamy and civil designer/photographer Justin Thor Simenson, both of Albuquerque.
V.28 No.4 | 1/24/2019
Instagram democratizes New Mexico photography
Ansel Adams once said of New Mexico that it was “the most completely beautiful place I have ever seen.” It should come as no surprise, then, that with the radical democratization of visual art afforded by the internet in recent years there has been a blossoming of photographic talent native to this state.
V.27 No.39 | 9/27/2018
The Inside Scoop
AP photo editor and Pulitizer juror visits ABQ
Hal Buell shares his decades of photojournalism knowledge and its role in shaping our understanding of history.
V.27 No.18 | 5/3/2018
© Estate of Patrick Nagatani
Feeling for the Edge
Survey of Patrick Nagatani's early photograhy illumines a master
We speak with curator Mary Statzer about Patrick Nagatani, who created smart, often surprising photographs that hummed with their questions on spirituality, the construction of self, how we heal and how we fit into the puzzle of the natural world.
V.26 No.48 | 11/30/2017
The True Lens of the Camera
Photographer Chris Cozzone explores the lives playing out in Albuquerque
While Chris Cozzone dedicates his working hours to teaching and administrative responsibilities, he still possesses a relentless drive to photograph the world around him, finding a wellspring of inspiration on the streets of Albuquerque and among his students at the jail.
V.26 No.34 | 8/24/2017
by Gisel̀e Freund courtesy of Frida Kahlo Museum
Frida Kahlo Through the Lens
Her “battlefield of suffering” illumined in 241 photos from her private collection
In her work, Kahlo was able to continually realize and remake the power of pain. In her life, she stands as a figure of immutable strength and on her face, her “battlefield of suffering” is reflected back to the viewer.
V.26 No.31 | 8/3/2017
From the Darkroom to the Light
Latent Image Collective's Ongoing Conversation
In photography the latent image is one that has yet to be developed on the film strip. The image is registered with light; it just hasn't been called forth yet. It is this process of development that inspired the start of Latent Image Collective.
V.26 No.26 | 6/29/2017
The Indomitable Minie Gonzalez
The enduring creative power of one irrepressible local photographer
From the time she learned to work a camera to the last day she was able to hold one, Minie Gonzalez was taking photographs.