a multi-platform project — blog, conference, and book —
that explores photography’s role in mediating the global Cold War
Archiving Guatemala's History
By Anaís García Salazar
Development and Resistance
By Molly Geidel
Photographing Peasant Modernization in the Andes
By Jason Pribilsky
Surveilling the skies over Hollywood.
By Kevin Hamilton and Ned O'Gorman
Play, Satire and Subversion in late GDR Photography
By Marco Bohr
Solentiname and the Sandinista Revolution in Nicaragua
By Ileana Selejan
"almost anything was possible if you knew how to do it"
By Eva Pluhařová-Grigienė
Thoughts on the malleability of iron fences and curtains.
By Roxana Verona
Excerpts from one of the first interviews of the notorious photographer.
By Doug Niven and Thy Phu
By Erina Duganne
By Dot Tuer
On the relationship between Sontag's image of Vietnam and her theory of photographic images.
By Franny Nudelman
Kodak and the capture of daily life.
By Sarah Bassnett
Poised in defense of revolution.
Public remembrance of the dirty wars' disappeared.
By Andrea Noble
A cover-up exposed.
There was a genocide.
Was the 1945 bombing of Dresden one of the final acts of WWII, or the first salvo of the Cold War?
By Andrés Zervigon, Rutgers University
Picturing lavender love during the red scare.
By Elspeth Brown, University of Toronto
From victory at Dien Bien Phu to news-stands around the world.
By Thy Phu
Cutting down enemies through the cut-up.
What accounts for the shift from a politics of disregard to one of attention?
Refugee subjectivity and the human scale of photography.
Building memory through photography.
Trailing after families and their photos.
a cold war painting