The Kamoinge Workshop is a photography collective that was founded in Harlem in 1963.
In 1963, the Kamoinge Workshop produced their first portfolio of photographs taken by members who made up the group. The portfolio included a statement that read: “The Kamoinge Workshop represents fifteen black photographers whose creative objectives reflect a concern for truth about the world, about society and about themselves.”
Roy Rudolph DeCarava, December 9, 1919 – October 27, 2009, was a visual artist who received early critical acclaim for his photography from Harlem, NY.
It’s Halloween in Harlem, sometime in the 1970s. Five children stand in a shadowed doorway: Mickey Mouse and a little monster pose at the top of the steps, while Superman is already on the move toward the next house.
The Romare Bearden Foundation partners with the Harlem School of the Arts to present its Cinque Artist Program series at HSA.
On Monday, Feb. 29, hundreds gathered at MIST Harlem for Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer’s Black History Month reception recognizing the work of three Harlem photographers: Shawn Walker, Ming Smith, and Kwame Braithwaite.