“Hip-Hop: Conscious, Unconscious” at NYC’s Fotografiska

In collaboration with Mass Appeal, the photography museum celebrates the worldwide cultural phenomenon

On now at NYC’s Fotografiska, Hip-Hop: Conscious, Unconscious comprises photography, video and artifacts from the early days of a Bronx-born subculture that came to influence the world. Co-curated by Sacha Jenkins (filmmaker, writer and Mass Appeal‘s chief creative officer) and Sally Berman (visual director at Hearst, formerly at Mass Appeal and XXL), the show features work by Lisa Leone, Jamel Shabazz, Janette Beckman, Angela Boatwright, …

“Image Capital” at Fondazione MAST in Bologna, Italy

Exploring photography's value through different lenses at this exhibition

In Bologna, Italy’s Fondazione MAST, the Image Capital exhibition (on now through 8 January 2023) encourages viewers to discover photography as information technology. Curated by Francesco Zanot, the show—which is grouped into six sections: Memory, Access, Protection, Mining, Currency and Imaging—was conceived by photographer Armin Linke and photography historian Estelle Blaschke. Through prints, magazines, advertising posters and videos, the show traces ways that static and …

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SF guarantees income for trans people, Detroit's Ruth Ellis Center has a new home and more from around the web

San Francisco Program Will Provide Guaranteed Income for Trans People San Francisco Mayor London Breed recently announced the Guaranteed Income for Transgender People (GIFT) program, a no-strings-attached monthly stipend that will be delivered for 18 months to low-income people who are transgender, nonbinary or gender diverse. GIFT will distribute $1,200 per month to 55 recipients who must be over the age of 18, live in …