LaToya Ruby Frazier: A visual history of inequality in industrial America
LaToya Ruby Frazier: Sebuah sejarah visual tentang kesenjangan dalam dunia industri di Amerika
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
of the Monongahela River,
in the eastern region of Allegheny County,
bagian barat Allegheny County,
outside of Pittsburgh.
to Andrew Carnegie's first steel mill,
pabrik baja pertama milik Andrew Carnegie,
steel mill in the region.
yang masih aktif di wilayah sekitarnya.
menghasilkan potret kolaborasi,
to address the intersection
arsip visual yang melukiskan dampak
on the bodies of my family and community.
bentuk fisik keluarga dan komunitas saya.
narrative of Braddock
dan sejarah Braddock
of industrialists and trade unions.
dan serikat dagang.
discovering a new frontier.
yang menemukan perbatasan baru.
that Braddock is predominantly black.
Braddock kebanyakan berkulit hitam.
silenced and erased.
dibungkam dan dihapus.
and care of Grandma Ruby,
dan asuhan Nenek Ruby,
at 805 Washington Avenue.
di Washington Avenue 805.
seorang manajer di Goodwill.
pembantu juru rawat.
and white flight to suburban developments.
warga kulit putih pindah ke pinggir kota.
walked the streets,
state and federal level,
lokal, nasional dan pemerintahan pusat,
dismantled my family and community.
memecah belah keluarga dan komunitas saya.
from Carnegie's mill with his pension.
hitam yang pensiun dari pabrik Carnegie.
cleaning up spilt metal and slag.
membersihkan tumpahan dan kerak logam.
on the body and the landscape.
pada fisik warganya dan lanskapnya.
semburan logam-logam halus,
against Allegheny County
terhadap Allegheny County
Talbot Towers once stood.
perumahan Talbot Towers.
has since appeared.
untuk industri kecil kemudian diterbitkan.
conceal the flammable waste
Google Earth menutupi limbah mudah bakar
off their home and land.
Bunn pindah dari tanah dan rumah mereka.
this aggressive dispossession.
perampasan paksa ini.
thousands of plastic white bundles
menangkap ribuan plastik warna putih
to the macro level,
as a platform to launch his voice.
untuk mengutarakan kasusnya.
and socioeconomic inequality.
sejarah dan kesenjangan sosial ekonomi.
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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