If You’re Tired of Diversity Talk in Photography, You Haven’t Been Listening Hard Enough

If You’re Tired of Diversity Talk in Photography, You Haven’t Been Listening Hard Enough

“No one is advocating putting mediocre photographers forward just because they’re diverse,” Tara Pixley told us at a recent interview at Photoville 2019 in Brooklyn. Pixley and Mengwen Cao – two board members of Authority Collective – stopped by to talk about their mission to help support, educate and promote women and non-binary photographers in what has historically been a white male-dominated profession.

In this wide-ranging episode of Vision Slightly Blurred, Sarah and Allen (mostly Allen) learn some of the ridiculous and challenging situations that minorities contend with on a daily basis while simply trying to do their job of taking photos, and why diversity matters when telling a story through mass media. 

We mention the following photographers, articles, and websites in this episode:

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Allen Murabayashi is the Chairman and co-founder of PhotoShelter.

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