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“The Reddest of the Blacks”

For the past several months, I’ve been researching the life of Lovett Fort-Whiteman. Here’s a short film I made about his eventual arrest and death in Stalinist Russia.

Photography and Russian Literature

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Katherine Reischl is an Assistant Professor of Slavic Language and Literature at Princeton University focusing on twentieth-century Russian literature, art, and culture. She’s the author of Photographic Literacy: Cameras in the Hands of Russian Authors published by Cornell University Press.

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Depeche Mode, “Photographic,” Speak & Spell, 1981.