NEH banner

Funded Projects Query Form
One match

Grant number: FT-54500-06

Query elapsed time: 0.016 sec

Save this query
Export results to Excel

FT-54500-06

Maren Elizabeth Stange
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art (New York, NY 10003-7120)

Photography and the End of Segregation

I argue that during the years 1936-1984 African Americans achieved substantial and irrevocable control over their public photographic representation, an intervention in an ubiquitous medium that required change on several fronts: social documentary, commercial photojournalism, and art. Primarily black photographers intervening in racist discourses insistently contributed nuanced,complex, and various images of people of color to United States’ visual culture, opening new imaginative and material possibilities for photographers coming of age in the 1980s and 1990s.

Project fields:
American Studies

Program:
Summer Stipends

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$5,000 (approved)
$5,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/2007 – 7/31/2007