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"Having successfully taught myself how to hold a camera, "I discovered an alternative to spending all my time in an office. This made me cheerful, pleasant and very attractive to intelligent men and to all women." I love to take portraits and snapshots using a rangefinder. Mostly I do not use flash...
Barbara Tran is the author of the poetry chapbook In the Mynah Bird's Own Words. Her honors include a MacDowell Colony Fellowship, Bread Loaf Scholarship, Pushcart Prize, and Lannan Foundation Writing Residency. Longlisted for the 2018 CBC Nonfiction Prize, Barbara is indebted to Hedgebrook for...
The Philadelphia Inquirer asked a number of Philadelphians, including AAI's Executive Director, Anne Ishii, to offer their visions for how the Declaration of Independence might be revised or revisited to better deliver on its promise. Read it here!
Sisavanh Phouthavong was born in Vientiane, Laos in 1976. She has shown work at the Hunter Museum of American Art, Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Huntsville Museum of Art, The Reece Museum and upcoming exhibitions at the Minnesota Museum of American Art and Gadsden Museum of Art. Her work has been...
Leslie Anne Condon is a Boston-area visual artist and emerging arts scholar. Her artwork explores the intersections between visual cultures, social ritual, and global consumer culture. As a scholar, Leslie is interested in Critical Race Art History and issues of representation in the arts. Her...