All posts tagged: Prison Photography

Michael Shaw of BAGnewsNotes’ Top 10 Visual Politics/Photojournalism Blogs List

Michael Shaw is “the publisher of the popular progressive blog, BAGnewsNotes. BNN is the only blog dedicated 100% to visual politics and the analysis of news images, and also features original, politically-oriented images from America’s pre-eminent photojournalists.” Included on his list of the “top 10 visual politics/photojournalism blogs” for Blogs.com is Verve Photo and a link to recent work featured on the site by Amanda Rivkin. Also included on the list is The New York Times Lens blog, where I co-created and contributed a series of 13 interviews with young photographers last year for the “Turning Point” series that asked about an image that served as a source of inspiration and an image by each photographer that represented a turning point in their early careers. In addition to being featured in this series on the Lens blog, “Turning Point: Images That Inspire,” my work was also highlighted in “Must See: Images on the Web” and “Showcase: New President, Old Problems (2009 – The Year in Pictures)”. Additional blogs listed in Shaw’s top ten include No …

Romathan Gypsy Theater in Slovakia published by SME.TV and The Slovak Spectator

Slovakia in 42 days: Romathan A TV programme in English covering the travels of American journalist and photographer Amanda Rivkin (video included) 23 Aug 2010 Regional News The professional Roma theatre can do a lot of things. For a foreign visitor, it can even bring to Slovakia the atmosphere of the Goran Bregovič performance in New York… A TV programme in English covering the travels of American journalist and photographer Amanda Rivkin, who is discovering Slovakia for the 15th edition of the guide Spectacular Slovakia. — For the complete PhotoShelter gallery of “Romathan Gypsy Theater.” press: Prison Photography: The Roma People “Amanda Rivkin traveled to Slovakia to photograph Roma theater productions.”