photography

April Dawn Alison poses for a Polaroid.
20 Jul 2022

What Is Queer Pain? Understanding April Dawn Alison

Are we ready to take on queer pain? Throughout the latter half of the twentieth century, Oakland artist and resident April Dawn Alison took a series of self-portraits on Polaroid film in voluminous cocoa wigs and rouge lips, in a PVC skirt and color-matched pumps, in bondage. The massive compilation

Jake Warren 0
19 May 2022

Retired SF Chronicle Editor Opens His First Solo Photography Exhibition

Peter Y. Sussman may be known for his command of language, but he is poised to leave his mark on the visual arts. On Friday, May 6, Sussman celebrated the opening of his first solo photography exhibition, “The Attentive Eye,” at Alliant International University in Emeryville. Following his 29-year stint

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 0
17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
16 Mar 2022

The Chillingly Prophetic Art of Lynn Hershman Leeson

Internationally acclaimed media artist Lynn Hershman Leeson has a knack for divining the cultural bent of the future through her art. On Saturday, March 5, Leeson sat down with feminist scholar Peggy Phelan and SFMOMA curator Corey Keller at the McEvoy Foundation for the Arts to discuss the relationship between technology and the female

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 0
27 Oct 2020

We Wanna Send You a Copy of the Photography Book “The Exhaustion Of Agony”

Photographer Marcell Turner’s new limited release book The Exhaustion Of Agony helps tell the story of an extremely turbulent time in The United States of America. A collection of photographs featuring: the George Floyd protests where the Black Lives Matter movement gained momentum, the Covid-19 pandemic that changed our entire

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
08 May 2020

Photos of a Closed Down San Francisco

Guest Post by James Conrad My name is James Conrad, and I am a photographer living and working in San Francisco, California, with one principal focus of my craft being live musical performance. On Friday, 16 March 2020, I was at the Mechanics’ Institute, a private library located at 57

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09 Oct 2018

The Funnest Cosplay Costumes at Comic Con NY

it’s nerd & geek heaven. From video games to film to anime to professional wrestling to toys…whatever stunted your sexual awakening growing up will be represented under the roof of New York Comic Con

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15 Jun 2017

Punk Rock Photos from SF’s Better & Worse Times

By Sarah C Brady Nostalgic for the grittier, bygone San Francisco? Upcoming exhibit, Jim Jocoy: Order of Appearance, transports viewers back to a raw moment in SF history, when stateside punk was being birthed in local dives. Jim Jocoy, a Korean-born and Bay Area-based artist, has photographed the likes of

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
16 Dec 2016

How to Step Up Your Christmas Card Game

When our parents sent out Christmas cards it was a cute family photo and a letter wrapping up 1996 with what everyone did that year. Fast forward 20 years later and the Christmas card game has changed just as much as the Nintendo 64 your mom got you in comparison

Curtis Schabath 0