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Mugshots and propaganda: Photographer learns about #J20, Socialist Alternative Grand Rapids

by (tylersteimle)

Submitted 01-16-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

This is an article about photography. But sometimes, if done right, photography is really about something altogether not photography. The gear and the shop talk and the technique of the craft dissipates and the message shines through. It's what...

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Local artist Stafford Smith exhibits new artwork at Studio 341

by (matt0berski)

Submitted 09-19-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Upon entering Studio 341, guests will find themselves surrounded by collages displaying surreal combinations of 20th-century portraiture, suburban architecture, and small, winged creatures. In his latest body of photographic work, titled Trapped...

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The Rapidian to highlight #ThePeopleofGrandRapids in photo series

by (alfieldreeves)

Submitted 10-20-2015 under VOICES

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to hear the stories from those right within your city, those that you might pass in the grocery store or walk by on the street? I wondered that myself, and that is why I started a local photo series...

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How to take more compelling photos during Artprize

by (Jon Clay)

Submitted 09-22-2015 under OPINION

I attended a Rapidian guided photowalk on Sunday and it was a fun way to get out and enjoy Artprize with other people. We got to share opinions and ideas and the discussion about the art came naturally. There will be two more photowalks with The...

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Round trip to NYC for price of admission to GRAM

by (RickBeerhorst)

Submitted 05-22-2015 under NEWS

The Whitney Museum of American Art and Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) are developing a special relationship. Thanks to the coordinated efforts of local fashion designer Pam DeVos and GRAM Director and CEO Dana Friis-Hansen, the GRAM has begun to...

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Photographer focuses on empowered disability presence

by (katelewisceramics)

Submitted 04-22-2015 under NEWS

Tom Olin returns to Grand Rapids after over 30 years of documenting the disability rights movement. "ACCESS IS A CIVIL RIGHT: The Photography of Tom Olin" is an exhibition at Calvin’s (106) Gallery and Studio on South Division Avenue...

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Poetry Workshop: Linda Nemec Foster and Dianne Carroll Burdick

by (Write616)

Submitted 03-09-2015 under

  Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters is offering a workshop led by award-winning poet Linda Nemec Foster with photographer Dianne Carroll Burdick on Sunday, April 26, from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. This workshop will explore how the collaboration...

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Acorn Studios sprouts creative collaboration in cooperative space

by (erictank)

Submitted 07-29-2014 under NEWS

With the official launch party last week, Acorn Studios is open for business. Located on the East Fulton Street business corridor straddling the border of Midtown and East Hills is a live/work studio space owned by Laura Goble. Together with a three...

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Summer picturesque kicks off with photo walk through city parks

by (erictank)

Submitted 07-08-2014 under NEWS

On Tuesday, July 22 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., The Rapidian will kick off its summer Picturesque photo contest with a photo tour of three City parks: Lincoln Park, Sullivan Field and the Sixth Street Bridge Park.  In collaboration with Friends of...

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GoBoldly photo series sends rebuttal to the Go Confidently advertisements

by (briluginbill)

Submitted 03-24-2014 under OPINION

If you haven't seen the billboards from Plastic Surgery Associates yet, here's what one of them says, Slogan: Go ConfidentlyTagline: Experts in Botox and Skin Rejuvenation Photo: A women's face My analysis on the...

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