The Careful Photograph

by Tarrah Krajnak

“The Careful Photograph” features the voices of photographers of color who are challenging, subverting, and highlighting some of the problems and paradoxes of the photographic medium in our current moment. In each episode we focus our conversation on a single photograph by the artist. From there, I try to let the artist shape the conversation, and what has emerged are nine episodes (so far) that can be used as a teaching tool, ... Read more

Podcast episodes

  • E09 - The Careful Photograph: Rafael Soldi

    E09 - The Careful Photograph: Rafael Soldi

    Rafael Soldi joined us for the last episode of this season -- we talk about the making of a photograph from his series, "Imagined Futures" Through this photo, we discuss the history of photo booths, queerness, immigration, and the...

    44:52
  • E08 - The Careful Photograph: Tommy Kha

    E08 - The Careful Photograph: Tommy Kha

    Tommy Kha is a New York and Memphis-based photographer who joined us to talk about the making of his photo “Mine IX” from "Mi Chien, Mi Loup”. We talk about Kha’s family history, his process of making photos of and with his mother...

    35:01
  • E07 - The Careful Photograph: Nydia Blas

    E07 - The Careful Photograph: Nydia Blas

    Nydia Blas joins us to talk about an untitled photograph from her upcoming book "Revival" -- available for preorder at https://www.krisgravesprojects.com/book/revival. In this episode, we talk about creating intimate photographs w...

    38:23
  • E06 - The Careful Photograph: Zora J Murff

    E06 - The Careful Photograph: Zora J Murff

    Zora J Murff is a photographer and educator based in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Murff joined us to talk about a photograph called "American Father" from his upcoming series "American Mother, American Father" Zora's work grows out of ...

    40:30
  • E05 - The Careful Photograph: Lorena Molina

    E05 - The Careful Photograph: Lorena Molina

    Photographer and educator Lorena Molina joins us to talk about her recent work, "Making Lemons out of Oranges" from the in-progress series, "Something that it's not nothing" We discuss working intuitively, "making a home in the un...

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