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About the Author

Stephen Marc is a documentary/street photographer and digital montage artist, who was raised on the South Side of Chicago. He is Professor of Art at Arizona State University, where he began teaching in 1998, after twenty years on the faculty of the Department of Photography at Columbia College Chicago. Marc has received grants from the Arizona Commission on the Arts, the Illinois Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts, and his awards include the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art and the Society for Photographic Education's Insight Award. In 2021, Marc was awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in Photography. Marc has published three photography books: Passage on the Underground Railroad (University Press of Mississippi, 2009), The Black Trans-Atlantic Experience: Street Life and Culture in Ghana, Jamaica, England, and the United States (Columbia College Chicago, 1992), and Urban Notions (Ataraxia Press, 1983). Since 2008, Passage on the Underground Railroad has been listed as an Interpretative Program of the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom, a division of the National Park Service.

About the Contributors

Bill Kouwenhoven is an independent photography critic, curator, and essayist who focuses on documentary and photo-journalism. He has written for Hotshoe, Photo Metro Magazine, and World Press Photo, among other publications, and he has curated and provided introductory essays for more than fifteen monographs and for Nuevas Historias (Hatje Cantz, 2008), an overview of contemporary Spanish photography and video arts.

Rebecca A. Senf is the Norton Family Curator of Photography at the Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona, in Tucson. Her books include Making a Photographer, a major new book on Ansel Adams (Yale University Press, in association with the Center for Creative Photography, 2020), Reconstructing the View: The Grand Canyon Photographs of Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe (University of California Press, 2017), and To Be Thirteen, showcasing the work of Betsy Schneider (Radius Press and Phoenix Art Museum, 2017).





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