A. D. Coleman, an authority on photography and media, shares how people’s views are shaped by modern technology that enables images such as the pepper-spraying of UC Davis students by Lt. John Pike to be broadcast instantly.
Formerly a columnist for the Village Voice, the New York Times, and the New York Observer, A. D. Coleman serves as Publisher and Executive Director of The Nearby Café, a multi-subject electronic magazine where his widely-read blog on photography, “Photocritic International,” appears.
Coleman’s books include:
• The Grotesque in Photography; Light Readings: A Photography Critic’s Writings, 1968-1978
• Critical Focus: Photography in the International Image Community
• Tarnished Silver: After the Photo Boom
• Looking at Photographs: Animals, a work for children
• Depth Of Field: Essays on Photography, Mass Media and Lens Culture
• The Digital Evolution: Visual Communication in the Electronic Age, Essays, Lectures And Interviews 1967-1998.