With words and stark photos, Matt Black tells the story of the region recently named the poorest congressional district in the nation.
Regine Basha discusses cultural clashes and modernism, set to a soundtrack of Middle Eastern folk music.
A prescient message about the California constitution…from the 1911 New York Times
Michael Ziser examines the notions of visibility and invisibility, and California’s relationship to twentieth-century visual technologies.
Louis and Spring Warren sit down with poet Gary Snyder to talk about how he became a Californian and what the future holds for West Coast poetry.
Susan Straight discusses the iconic Proud Bird restaurant, and tells a story of family and belonging. (Proud Bird X-1 image courtesy of Telstar Logistics)
Alex Schmidt takes a tour of the Jackrabbit Homestead, and attempts to find meaning in a place said to have none. Photographs by Kim Stringfellow
Josh Kun takes us on a drive through the desert and learns how music allows the past to outlive itself. With photographs by Jeff Conlin.
Michael Ziser discusses environmental ethics and a new vision of public land, in the context of three books on the topic.
Lynell George discusses how Kevin McCollister’s photos of East LA reveal the conundrum that LA is both destination and dream.