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Book Review

Lost Venice by Sarah Hadley

Sarah Hadley interweaves the concept of memory with images that evoke a sense of the past, a place and a time particular to the Venice, Italy of her youth. But the idea of place is secondary to the concept of time. Time lost with a parent, time that now only exists or which can only […]

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Children of Grass: Portraits of American Poetry by B.A. Van Sise

Children of Grass: Portraits of American Poetry is an enriching and visually stimulating anthology that will enchant and win over lovers of both poetry and photography. “Poems are the product of abnormal thinking. They are the weirdos at the literary banquet, because they can be difficult, and uncompromising; they don’t offer an easy in or […]

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Book Review

On a Wet Bough by Keliy Anderson-Staley

The portraits Anderson-Staley presents in On a Wet Bough are timeless, yet fleeting in the grand scope of time and humanity.

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Book Review

Coincidences by Jonathan Higbee

When viewing the work of Jonathan Higbee, I am reminded of the metaphor of theater as applied to street photography. Whichever street corner, subway station, beachfront, or billboard Higbee selects as the tableau, it feels like a magnificent theater with a diverse cast of characters performing in an unscripted play on an ever-changing stage. As […]

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Exhibition

SEEING THROUGH YOU – Online Photography Exhibitons by Fort Gansevoort

With consideration to the short-term shift from in-person gallery exhibitions to online presentation of meaningful projects and artwork, Wobneb Magazine is happy to help spread the word for the following show: A cloud in a box Will Be the First In An Online Weekly Exhibition Series Organized By Invited Curators and Critics A cloud in a […]

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Announcement

Quarantined Creatives

With everything going on across the world, I know many of us will know, or know of, a person affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic. My heart goes out to all of you, and everyone who will be touched by this pandemic. Please take care, and be safe. Best wishes, Cary Benbow Publisher – Wobneb Magazine

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Book Review

Legacy in Stone: Syria Before War – by Kevin Bubriski

Kevin Bubriski was on assignment in Syria in 2003, during the infancy of the U.S. war in neighboring Iraq. He was photographing the country’s ancient monuments, as well as documenting the daily lives and ordinary human stories of its citizens. Unbeknownst to him, within the decade, a war would break out in Syria, and destroy […]

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Book Review

Continuum – A Photography Book by Abelardo Morell, Alyssa McDonald and Irina Rozovsky

Continuum is the second Yoffy Press Triptych after TRACE was published in late 2018 (reviewed in F-Stop Magazine here), and features the work of Abelardo Morell, Alyssa McDonald and Irina Rozovsky. In each Triptych, three artists are given a word to inspire the creation of a small book of work. The three resulting books are […]

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Book Review

The Universal Becomes Personal: Hair Stories by Rohina Hoffman

Hair is so ubiquitous, it’s a common thread not unlike the weather. Seemingly everyone has a comment or observation about the subject. ‘How does my hair look?’, ‘I cried when my hair was cut,’ or ‘I’m having a ‘bad hair day’. Hair Stories is centered around the experience of women and their hair, yet the […]

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Interview Photographer

Featured photographer Rachael Banks

Rachael Banks is a photographer from Louisville, Kentucky, and is an Assistant Professor of Photography at Northern Kentucky University. In a recent issue of F-Stop Magazine, I was fortunate to interview her and feature her work in the thematic context of animals  – while acknowledging her work focuses primarily on family dynamics, relationships, and nostalgia. […]