Reading Autobiography, Sid Smith and Julia Watson.
University of Minnesota Press (January 2002, revised 2010)
With her books, , and (now in paperback), Patricia Hampl has helped define what Booklist has called “the memoir of discovery.”
- two wonderful autobiographies from artist/writer Barbara Robinette Moss
OTHER TWIN ARTISTS
Wikipedia: twins in the arts
Twin sister artists create colorful call for environmental awareness
The Starn Twins
Eleanor Rubin, Joanne Leonard's twin sister is a Boston Area Artist.
AGING AND ALZHEIMER'S
FEMINISM IN THE ARTS
Feminism and Feminist Art
Women’s Caucus for Art
Michigan Women's Justice & Clemency Project
(project coordinated by Joanne Leonard’s University of Michigan School of Art & Design faculty colleague, artist Carol Jacobsen)
(Notes on) Politics, Theory & Photography Blog
MISCARRIAGE AND REPRODUCTIVE LOSS
Article about Linda Layne’s book Motherhood Lost
Art about miscarriage:
Please write and tell us of more work out there
National Coalition Against Censorship, Arts Advocacy Project
University of Michigan’s Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, students may take courses, attend events and use resources supportive of interest in Jewish themes, Jewish history and the memoir in Jewish contexts.
Shoa Visual History Archives: www.lib.umich.edu/help/svha
CREATING YOUR OWN PHOTO-STORIES
Collected Visions, a website from Lorie Novak at NYU
A site with over 3000 family photographs and a format that lets you
Send you own photos and stories or write about family photos from the collection that inspired story-telling. Joanne’s students have stories in the archives of this site. There are some photographs from Joanne’s family here too. There is a resource section with terrific bibliography related to family photographs and autobiographic projects.
Center for Digital Story Telling
The Center for Digital Storytelling is a non-profit training, project development, and research organization dedicated to assisting people in using digital media to tell meaningful stories from their lives. Our focus is on developing large-scale projects for community, educational, and business institutions, using the methods and principles of the Digital Storytelling Workshop. We also offer workshops for organizations and individuals and serve as an international clearinghouse of information and resources about storytelling and new media. Wonderful resource section on this site.
Anchor Books website’s guide to reading memoir:
INSPIRATIONS FOR PHOTOGRAPHIC AND ARTISTIC PROJECTS
Lens Culture - http://www.lensculture.com/
Lens Culture is an international online magazine celebrating contemporary photography, art, media, and world cultures.
101 art projects (many with photographs) that you can do yourself:
Time lines of world events/inventions/ cultural milestones:
A learning resource at the Smithsonian to help you search and sequence photographs from the Smithsonian Museum’s collection:
Basic Photo Skills
This is the site of excellent basic photography instruction e-courses: http://www.shortcourses.com/hot/
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