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Products for Grant PW-228185-15

New York City Police Department Photograph Collection, 1914-1975, Preservation and Access Project
Michael Lorenzini, New York City Department of Records & Information Services

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Curators in Conversation: Police Photography in the Archive and the Museum (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: Curators in Conversation: Police Photography in the Archive and the Museum
Author: Michael Lorenzini
Abstract: The Dark Archive Symposium. Sponsored by Macquerie University and the Sydney Justice & Police Museum, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Prof. Katherine Biber in conversation with Curator Nerida Campbell of the Sydney Living Museums and Michael Lorenzini of the New York City Municipal Archives on the ethics of reusing forensic photography.
Date: 05/13/2016
Conference Name: The Dark Archive Symposium

Documenting the City: Crime, writing and photography (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: Documenting the City: Crime, writing and photography
Abstract: In conversation with Luc Sante, Michael Lorenzini, Peter Doyle and Katherine Biber How do we tell the stories of our cities? What is the role of photography, the archive and writing in understanding the city’s narratives, especially the ordinary, the criminal or the underbelly? An in conversation at the Justice & Police Museum, home of the Police Forensic Archive a photographic record of criminal cases in early 20th century Sydney. Featuring author Peter Doyle Crooks Like Us (2009) and City of Shadows: Sydney Police Photographs 1912-1948 (2005); acclaimed writer and critic Luc Sante The Other Paris (2015); and Michael Lorenzini (Deputy Director of New York City Archives). A rare opportunity to see these internationally recognized commentators sharing perspectives of their own cities, as they explore the nexus between archives, photography and writing, and the ways in which we document and tell stories of our cities. Chaired by legal scholar, historian and criminologist Professor Katherine Biber, a panel discussion followed by a question and answer session. Presented in collaboration with Macquarie University
Author: Michael Lorenzini
Date: 05/12/2016
Location: Justice & Police Museum, Sydney, Australia
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