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Arnold Newman Prize winner Rashod Taylor discusses Little Black Boy Photo Series
December 8, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFree
The lecture Little Black Boy will feature photographer and 2021 Arnold Newman Prize winner Rashod Taylor discussing his winning photo series, insights into his practice and how his work speaks to the Black American experience. The lecture will be hosted by Maine Media Provost Elizabeth Greenberg.
Rashod Taylor is a fine art and portrait photographer whose work addresses themes of family, culture, legacy, and the Black experience. He has earned notable attention for his ongoing longform photo series Little Black Boy, including a recent feature in Forbes. In the series, he documents his son’s life while examining the Black American experience and fatherhood. He uses the frameworks and methods allied with the history of fine art portraiture to contemplate his own family’s narrative within contemporary America. His photographs are deeply rooted to photographic traditions and break new ground.