LaToya Ruby Frazier: A visual history of inequality in industrial America
LaToya Ruby Frazier: Vizualna povijest nejednakosti u industrijskoj Americi
LaToya Ruby Frazier - Photographer
LaToya Ruby Frazier focuses her camera lens on her family and her hometown of Braddock, Pennsylvania, to explore themes of family, inequality, health care and environmental racism. Full bio
niz rijeku Monongahela,
of the Monongahela River,
u istočnom dijelu okruga Allegheny
in the eastern region of Allegheny County,
outside of Pittsburgh.
prve čeličane Andrewa Crangiea,
to Andrew Carnegie's first steel mill,
u regiji koja još radi.
steel mill in the region.
fotografije iz ptičje perspektive,
i opisala presjek
to address the intersection
na moju obitelj i zajednicu.
on the bodies of my family and community.
narrative of Braddock
industrijalaca i radničkih sindikata.
of industrialists and trade unions.
za revitalizaciju Pojasa hrđe,
koji otkrivaju nove granice.
discovering a new frontier.
da je stanovništvo Braddocka uglavnom crno.
that Braddock is predominantly black.
ušutkana i izbrisana.
silenced and erased.
pod svojom zaštitom,
and care of Grandma Ruby,
at 805 Washington Avenue.
pomoćna medicinska sestra.
i kako bijelci bježe u predgrađa.
and white flight to suburban developments.
počela hodati ulicama,
walked the streets,
državnom i saveznom nivou
state and federal level,
moju obitelj i zajednicu.
dismantled my family and community.
from Carnegie's mill with his pension.
Crangie s penzijom.
čistio komade metala i šljake.
cleaning up spilt metal and slag.
zapisana je na tijelu i pejzažu.
on the body and the landscape.
protiv okruga Allegheny
against Allegheny County
gdje su nekada stajali Talbot tornjevi.
Talbot Towers once stood.
za laku industriju.
has since appeared.
prikrivaju zapaljiv otpad,
conceal the flammable waste
iz njihovog doma i s njihovog zemljišta.
off their home and land.
ovo agresivno oduzimanje imanja.
this aggressive dispossession.
na tisuće plastičnih, bijelih svežnjeva,
thousands of plastic white bundles
do makro nivoa,
to the macro level,
kojom on podiže svoj glas.
as a platform to launch his voice.
nastavit ćemo se boriti
i socioekonomske nejednakosti
and socioeconomic inequality.
About the speaker:LaToya Ruby Frazier - Photographer
LaToya Ruby Frazier focuses her camera lens on her family and her hometown of Braddock, Pennsylvania, to explore themes of family, inequality, health care and environmental racism.
Why you should listen
TED Fellow LaToya Ruby Frazier uses photography, video and performance to address issues of industrialism, rustbelt revitalization, environmental justice, healthcare inequality, family and communal history. Some of her work, which features images of her mother and grandmother (Grandma Ruby) was published in her first book, The Notion of Family, which received the International Center for Photography Infinity Award.
She has exhibited her work widely in the United States and elsewhere, with solo exhibitions at the Brooklyn Museum, Seattle Art Museum, the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston and the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. She is an assistant professor of photography at the School of Art Institute of Chicago, having previously taught at Yale, Rutgers and Syracuse University.
LaToya received her BFA in applied media arts from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and her MFA in art photography from Syracuse University. She was the Guna S. Mundheim Fellow for visual arts at the American Academy in Berlin in 2013 and won a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation in 2014. She is also a 2015 MacArthur Fellow.
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