Videos

Henry Horenstein: Inside Iris Nights

Henry Horenstein discusses one of his favorite country songs, keeping with the theme for our Country: Portraits of an American Sound exhibit.

David McClister: Inside Iris Nights

David McClister gives insight on the difference between photography and directing music videos.
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Danny Clinch: Inside Iris Nights

Danny Clinch talks about improvising one of his favorite shots of Missy Elliot.

Adam Jahiel: Inside Iris Nights

Adam Jahiel sits down to tell us about his first real cowboy shoot.
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Magda Biernat: North Via South

Magda Biernat shares work from her most recent projects, including photographs taken during her year-long travels from Antarctica to Alaska, and speaks about her personal exploration into the built environment and its impact on the natural world.
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Claire Harlan: Grandscapes

Claire Harlan discusses the role of architecture in her work and how manmade landmarks and natural reference points influence our own personal landscapes.
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Jessica Mendoza and Marla Rutherford: Women in Sports and Photography

Jessica Mendoza and Marla Rutherford discuss their collaboration on sports photography projects.
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Laila Ali and Mikki Willis: The Champion Spirit

Laila Ali and Mikki Willis discuss how photography has shaped the way people look at women in sports, especially boxing.
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Bruce Hall and Corinne Marrinan: A Conversation About the Film Dark Light: The Art of Blind Photographers

Bruce Hall and Corinne Marrinan discuss Hall's use of macro photography and technology to observe, perceive and capture his impressions underwater.
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Alex Kuczynski and Susan Anderson: The Gold Standard

Alex Kuczynski and Susan Anderson discuss the iconography of beauty and celebrity that has created a culture of obsession and conformity.
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Amber Valetta and Amanda de Cadenet: Forever Young?

Amber Valetta and Amanda de Cadenet discuss the former's personal journey through high fashion, a world obsessed with youth and beauty, and how her life experience has deepened her work as a model, collaborator and artist.
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Elaine D’Farley and Philip Gefter: Beauty: The Real vs. The Ideal

Elaine D’Farley and Philip Gefter discuss the editorial decision-making process behind contemporary images of beauty and the dichotomy between what is real vs. inspirational or fake.