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New York Photographer Dannielle Bowman Wins 2020 Aperture Portfolio Prize

New York Photographer Dannielle Bowman Wins 2020 Aperture Portfolio Prize

THE WINNER of the 2020 Aperture Portfolio Prize is Dannielle Bowman. Aperture’s annual international competition aims to “identify trends in contemporary photography and highlight artists whose work deserves greater recognition.” Recent bodies of work, made in the past five year and not previously published or displayed prominently are considered. The goal is to discover new...
After Making Images That Reflect the Sweeping Legacy of Slavery, Photographer Dannielle Bowman Looks Closer to Home

After Making Images That Reflect the Sweeping Legacy of Slavery, Photographer Dannielle Bowman Looks Closer to Home

DANNIELLE BOWMAN, “Inglewood,” 2019 (digital pigment print, 20 x 25 inches). | © Dannielle Bowman   AN ENDLESS EXPANSE of dark, open waters illustrates the cover of The New York Times Magazine’s groundbreaking examination of the legacy of slavery in America: The 1619 Project. The black-and-white photograph captures the distant horizon near a Hampton, Va.,...