Photographer-Artist Jeff Cowen spoke about his work and his approach to art in a conversation recorded at Michael Werner Kunsthandel in Köln Germany, March 2012. Cowen makes original mural-size, sculptural, painterly photographic works that are visually stunning and beautiful — and they defy easy categorization.
Art Historian Jennifer Crowley and Lens Culture Director Jim Casper conducted the on-stage interview.
We all live beneath a single, shared sky—these photos show how notions of national identity may be discarded when we recognize the unifying nature of our common environment.
After giving up their life savings and braving death, what happens to the African migrants who actually succeed in crossing the Mediterrenean? A report on a migrant "reception center" on the coast of Sicily, where refugees are welcomed with something approaching incarceration.