Publications


Boris Lurie: Nothing To Do But To Try (forthcoming 2022)

Editor

Featuring original essays by me, Molly Crabapple, and Professor Eli Tzur, this catalogue accompanies the exhibition on view at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, offering unprecedented insight into Boris Lurie’s biography, early works, and personal archives. In collaboration with the Boris Lurie Art Foundation. Designed by Miko McGinty.

Imagining Everyday Life: Engagements with Vernacular Photography

Managing Editor

Winner of the 2020 Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation Photography Catalogue of the Year. This extraordinary compendium brings together 20 leading scholars and critics to consider vernacular photography. Conceived as an accessible and comprehensive reference book, it presents a highly interdisciplinary examination of ordinary photographs in relation to power and ideology, as well as to gender, race, ethnicity, and sexuality in the communities from which they originated. Features hundreds of stellar reproductions from The Walther Collection and beyond.

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Image courtesy of The Walther Collection.

Samuel Fosso: Autoportrait

Editorial coordinator; translation

Shortlisted for the 2020 Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook of the Year. The first comprehensive survey of the work of Samuel Fosso, one of the most significant photographic artists from Africa working today. His photographs focus exclusively on self-portraiture and performance, exploring identity, belonging, race relations, personal history, and the limits of self-imaging–at turns poignant and irrepressibly vibrant.

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Image courtesy of The Walther Collection.

RongRong’s Diary: Beijing East Village

Managing Editor

RongRong’s DiaryBeijing East Village is a beautiful, intimate photobook, presenting an expansive selection of RongRong’s photographs together with first person accounts from his private diary. Both text and images were made between 1993 and 1998 within the artistic community known as Beijing East Village—now poignantly described as “a meteor in the history of contemporary Chinese art.” Texts appear in English and Chinese, featuring never before seen images.

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Image courtesy of The Walther Collection.

Samuel Fosso: SIXSIXSIX

Editorial coordinator

A remarkable monograph, consisting of 666 large-format Polaroid self-portraits, produced in an intensive process by Samuel Fosso with a small team in his Paris studio between October and November 2015. Rising to the challenge of creating 666 distinct facial expressions, Fosso’s series is the consummate reminder of his impressive and abiding engagement with self-portraiture and performances of self.

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Image courtesy of The Walther Collection.