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Kamoinge Workshop: Preserving the History of the Disapora

Kamonige workshop is a collective of Black photographers established in 1963. “Kamoinge” comes from the language of the Kikuyu people of Kenya, meaning “a group of people acting together,” They set out to create community and support one another during a time where Black artists were often ostracized. It is the longest arts collective

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    Working Together: The Photographers of the Kamoinge Workshop

    Working Together: The Photographers of the Kamoinge Workshop

    Focusing on the collective's first twenty years, this catalogue includes more than 140 photographs by fourteen of the early members. This is the first …

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    Working Together: The Photographers of the Kamoinge Workshop

    Working Together is an unprecedented exhibition that chronicles the formative years of the Kamoinge Workshop, a collective of Black photographers established...

    Review: Black photographers founded Kamoinge Workshop in 1963. Now their biggest show hits the Getty

    Review: Black photographers founded Kamoinge Workshop in 1963. Now their biggest show hits the Getty

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    Los Angeles Times - Christopher Knight

    Hugely popular with the public, Edward Steichen’s 1955 documentary photography exhibition for New York’s Museum of Modern Art, “The Family of Man,” drew sharply divided critical responses. Some loved the show, which sought to reveal similarities among diverse people everywhere, as much as the …

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