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World Refugee Day

Robert Capa, [Woman at a concentration camp for Spanish refugees, Argelès-sur-Mer camp, France], March 1939 (1608.1992) Ed Kashi, [Girls in front of their makeshift tent in the Ziveh refugee camp in Iran. The camp was created in the 1970’s to … Continue reading

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Clemens Kalischer (1921-2018)

Clemens Kalischer, [Male arrives from Europe at New York pier, greeted by woman], 1948 (2011.31.2) In 1947 and 1948, still in his 20s, Mr. Kalischer managed to embed himself with refugees uprooted by World War II as they arrived in … Continue reading

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Happy Canada Day!

Jeff Wall, The Outburst, 1989 (2.1998.i) Fair labor (labour) standards are issues in both the United States and Canada; Fair Labor Standard Act in the United States and Human Rights and Employment Practices and Labour Codes in Canada were established … Continue reading

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The Patterns of Presence: Candida Höfer’s Turkish Gastarbeiter Series

Candida Höfer, [Untitled], ca. 1976 Candida Höfer, [Untitled], ca. 1976 Candida Höfer, [Untitled], ca. 1976 Candida Höfer’s early (late 1970s) series examines the preternaturally patterned domestic and commercial spaces of Turkish Gastarbeiter (guest workers) in Cologne and Hamburg (similar terrain as … Continue reading

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