Meryl Meisler was born 1951 in the South Bronx and raised in North Massapequa, Long Island, NY. Meryl began photographing herself, family, and friends while enrolled in a photography class taught by Cavalliere Ketchum at The University of Wisconsin, Madison. In 1975, Meryl returned to New York City and studied with Lisette Model, photographing her hometown and the city around her. After working as a freelance illustrator by day, Meryl frequented and photographed the infamous New York Discos.

Meisler began releasing large bodies of previously unseen work. Meryl’s first monograph, A Tale of Two Cities: Disco Era Bushwick (Bizarre, 2014), received international acclaim. The book juxtaposes her zenith of disco photos with images of the burned-out yet beautiful neighborhood of Bushwick, Brooklyn in the 1980s. 

Her latest monograph, New York PARADISE LOST Bushwick Era Disco (Parallel Pictures Press 2021).

Meryl lives and works in New York City and Woodstock, NY, continuing the photographic memoir she began in 1973 – a uniquely American story, sweet and sassy with a pinch of mystery. ClampArt represents her work.

 

Websites

Mery Meisler

Meryl Meisler – Photographic Artist

Tequila Minsky

Tequila Minsky | Flickr

 

Sponsors

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Curious Society

The Curious Society

 

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Momenta Photographic Workshops

https://momentaworkshops.com/workshops/

 

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Vanessa Charlot is an award-winning photojournalist/ documentary photographer, filmmaker, lecturer, and curator. Her work focuses on the intersectionality of race, spirituality, economics, and sexual/gender expression. She shoots primarily in black and white to disrupt compositional hierarchy and explore the immutability of the collective human experience. The purpose of her work is to produce visual representations free of an oppressive gaze. Vanessa seeks to humanize Black bodies through her photography, restoring the dignity and vitality of those often shot as subjects divorced from context, motives, and histories. Her work invites us all to question our relationship to what we think about when we see Black bodies as static images and in motion.

She has worked throughout the U.S., Caribbean, and Southeast Asia.  Her photographs have been commissioned by the New York Times, Gucci, Vogue, Rolling Stone, The New Yorker, Oprah Magazine, The Atlantic, The Guardian, Apple, New York Magazine, Buzzfeed, Artnet News, The Washington Post, and other national and international publications. She lectures at the International Center of Photography and is the recipient of the International Women's Media Foundation Courage in Journalism Award for 2021.

 

Websites

Vanessa Charlot

Vanessa Charlot

C.W. Griffin

W. Griffin | Iris PhotoCollective

 

Sponsors

Charcoal Book Club

https://charcoalbookclub.com

Curious Society

The Curious Society

 

Education Resources:

Momenta Photographic Workshops

https://momentaworkshops.com/workshops/

 

Candid Frame Resources

The Candid Frame Newsletter

The Candid Frame Alexa Skill

Making Photographs: Developing a Personal Visual Workflow

The Candid Frame Flickr Pool

The Candid Frame YouTube Channel

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Support the work we do at The Candid Frame by contributing to our Patreon effort.  You can do this by visiting patreon.com/thecandidframe or visiting the website and clicking on the Patreon button.

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