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Julie Grahame
Julie Grahame is the editor-in-chief of photography magazine aCurator.

Entries by Julie Grahame

#TheBirthLottery: Raising Awareness of the Privilege Gap

(0) Comments | Posted March 25, 2016 | 10:32 AM

A new project by documentary and portrait photographer David Goldman aims to highlight the randomness of one's place and position of birth. #TheBirthLottery is a way of sharing the plight of those born into poverty with the odds stacked against them. Simply telling people's stories through...

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An Artist Confronts His Possible Futures

(1) Comments | Posted April 20, 2015 | 11:44 AM

Following the death of both parents, 46 year-old artist Philip Toledano decided to confront his own future... by ordering a DNA test.


The DNA test results naturally had their implications: despite being slim, he learned he had a high risk...

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Burkina Faso's Brick Quarries

(0) Comments | Posted March 17, 2015 | 2:59 PM

Burkina Faso is a small, landlocked country in West Africa, where American photographer David Pace spends time each year. Some of the areas Pace explores during his trips are the brick quarries. In the Karaba quarries, where these photographs were made, bricks are cut using only picks and...

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Photos of '80s Cultural Icons Regenerated in a Series of Graffiti Mashups

(0) Comments | Posted February 20, 2015 | 7:29 AM

Photographer Janette Beckman's career has spanned four decades. She's shot album covers for bands from The Police to Grandmaster Flash; adverts for Vodaphone; portraits and performances for magazines, record companies, and fashion brands such as Ben Sherman. Beckman knows how to stay current and she recently decided to...

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Baron Wolman: Unseen Woodstock

(0) Comments | Posted November 21, 2014 | 2:32 PM

Baron Wolman was Rolling Stone magazine's first photographer, working with stars such as Janis Joplin, The Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, and all the greats of the day. In 1969 he was on the road photographing music festivals around the USA on assignment for Rolling Stone...

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Recycled Tijuana: Houses Trucked From San Diego

(4) Comments | Posted October 2, 2014 | 5:07 PM

Occidente Nuevo: Recycled Tijuana is a project by Minnesota-based professors and collaborating photographers Laura Migliorino and Anthony Marchetti. At the end of the second world war, in San Diego, California, military houses that were due to be demolished were instead trucked by Mexican construction workers to...

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Melting Ice Pops Become Psychedelic Art

(0) Comments | Posted August 5, 2014 | 8:50 PM

These melted summer treats, part of Michael Massaia's new "Transmogrify" photography series, may be heart-wrenching reminders of that dreadful moment as a child where your ice cream slips from your small sticky hands.

Massaia makes the ices vivid in his studio by placing them on black Plexiglas,...

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Reality and Imagination: Photo Collage on Coney Island

(2) Comments | Posted July 22, 2014 | 3:48 PM

For this ongoing project titled "Reality and Imagination," photographer Leslie Jean-Bart spends hours at Coney Island, studying the sea, the sand, the boardwalk, the people, their interactions. His goal is "to get back to 'seeing', to a kind of pure photography not driven so much by narrative or...

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Make Art Not War: Portraits of Artists on the U.S.-Mexico Border

(0) Comments | Posted July 9, 2014 | 12:00 PM

Photographer Stefan Falke's project La Frontera documents artists who live and work close to the Mexican border with the United States in what used to be some of the world's most dangerous cities. He photographed 180 artists along both sides of the entire 2,000 mile long divide to show...

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Crushed! Cars on Their Deathbeds

(1) Comments | Posted June 25, 2014 | 2:34 PM

LA-based photographer Pej Behdarvand's assignment for Car & Driver magazine, to record a BMW's final moments, ("Our Bimmer Gets Gutted") progressed into his brilliant series "Deathbed." Some of the absolute best work I see is made as "personal work" when the photographer takes their idea and...

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Portraits of Sunbathers as You've Never Seen Them Before

(0) Comments | Posted June 13, 2014 | 5:34 PM

Young master photographer and printer Michael Massaia's Deep in a Dream series has until now shown us images of Central Park made in the wee-est hours of the night. Sometimes up to the top of his waders in the lake, or being cruised by guys, chattered to by...

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2013's Most Striking Fine Art Photography

(1) Comments | Posted December 18, 2013 | 10:13 AM

Choosing just a handful of fine-art images to celebrate at year-end wasn't easy -- I'm always in love with each feature I publish at aCurator. I am fortunate to show quite a variety of images by both emerging and established photographers in a format they and the viewers...

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