Rebecca Forstater Reader

Rebecca Forstater

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Wilmer Wilson IV asks post offices to mail him to freedom

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By Rebecca Forstater in New Art on Friday 5 April 2013

Last spring, Wilmer Wilson IV covered himself in stamps of increasing value and walked to three different post offices in Washington, D.C. asking to be mailed to freedom in his performance series Henry Box Brown: Forever. Inspired by the story of Henry “Box” Brown, a slave who in 1849 escaped to freedom by mailing himself […]

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Digital photography by Theirry Cohen

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By Rebecca Forstater in New Photography on Thursday 28 March 2013

Parisan digital photography pioneer, Theirry Cohen, enlightens our eyes to the growing problem of light pollution in urban areas in his series “Darkened Cities”. Using his digital photography genius, he shows us what we are missing out on in the cities by giving the stars back to their landscape. Cohen meticulously matches up the sky […]

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