Links to Sites that Inspire Me
Ted Talks; This site is not a photography site, although they have 58 videos where photography is a core part of the theme. This is the most thoughtful site I know of and of great inspiration to me, photographically and otherwise.
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:58:33 +0000A woman's fury holds lifetimes of wisdom | Tracee Ellis RossThe global collection of women's experiences can no longer be ignored, says actress and activist Tracee Ellis Ross. In a candid, fearless talk, she delivers invitations to a better future to both men and women.
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 19:58:42 +0000Visions of Africa's future, from African filmmakers | Dayo OgunyemiBy expanding boundaries, exploring possibilities and conveying truth, films have helped change Africa's reality (even before "Black Panther"). Dayo Ogunyemi invites us to imagine Africa's future through the lens of inspiring filmmakers from across the continent, showing us how they can inspire Africa to make a hundred-year leap.
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:55:14 +0000War and what comes after | Clemantine WamariyaClemantine Wamariya was six years old when the Rwandan Civil War forced her and her sister to flee their home in Kigali, leaving their parents and everything they knew behind. In this deeply personal talk, she tells the story of how she became a refugee, living in camps in seven countries over the next six years -- and how she's tried to make sense of what came after.
Lenscratch; This site is all over the place photographically. Aline Smithson must be super human. I don't know how one person can curate so much great content. I come here for inspiration and for reference when I am starting out on a new project.
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 10:00:52 +0000Harry Flook: Beyond What Is WrittenBritish photographer, Harry Flook, has taken an American road trip, but rather than wander the highways of the American West, he has traveled the two lane roads of the South in a quest to understand a region so steeped in religion that it becomes a way of life. His project, Beyond What is Written, examines