Joanne Leonard’s Newspaper Diary on view at University of Michigan Humanities Institute, April 5, 2012

April 2012: Joanne Leonard’s Newspaper Diary

Joanne Leonard’s work has always managed to exist in two alternate universes, one intimate, and another vast. Both manage to be deeply relevant to the collective shifts of society. These new works are what the artist describes as momentary collages, contrasting the historical weight and relative durability of books . . . → Read More: Joanne Leonard’s Newspaper Diary on view at University of Michigan Humanities Institute, April 5, 2012

Being in Pictures included in the new book Graphic Subjects

Joanne Leonard’s Being in Pictures: An Intimate Photo Memoir (University of Michigan Press 2008) is the subject of an essay by Domna Stanton in Graphic Subjects: Critical Writing on Autobiography and Graphic Novels, edited by Michael Chaney, University of Wisconsin Press, 2011. Graphic Subjects is unusual collection of essays that is, as a blurb . . . → Read More: Being in Pictures included in the new book Graphic Subjects

Joanne has a page in the remarkable new photo textbook, Reframing Photography and a link at the text book’s innovative website

Here is the website for Reframing Photography (Routledge, 2011)

http://www.reframingphotography.com/content/joanne-leonard

and here is information about the textbook itself – already available in the U.K.

http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415779203/ In an accessible yet complex way, Rebekah Modrak and Bill Anthes explore photographic theory, history and technique to bring photographic education up-to-date with contemporary photographic practice. Reframing Photography is . . . → Read More: Joanne has a page in the remarkable new photo textbook, Reframing Photography and a link at the text book’s innovative website

New commentary on Being in Pictures by autobiography scholar, Sidonie Smith

Author’s Forum, December 1, 2010

University of Michigan

Introduction to a conversation with Joanne Leonard about Being in Pictures

By Sidonie Smith

Being in Pictures is so many things. As something you hold in your hand it has heft, weight, authority. Visually it is stunningly beautiful. The black and white photographs studies in light . . . → Read More: New commentary on Being in Pictures by autobiography scholar, Sidonie Smith