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Photo exhibit captures perspective of LGBT teens

Published Sept. 1, 2015

"Reveal," a recent photography exhibit at Journey House, provided an opportunity for Milwaukee's LGBT teens to chronicle their lives, according to a report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service. Led by Nicole Acosta, an artist at Diverse and Resilient, "Reveal" challenged students to "think beyond the selfie" and use photography to express their feelings about how society views the LGBT community.

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The selfie: the adult version of "Hey mommy, look at me"

Published June 20, 2015

Selfies boggle the mind. Why in the world would someone think that the rest of the world is interested in some picture that people took of themselves doing something funny or stupid or anything. It's just like babies building blocks and saying "Mommy, look at me."

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Blau wants his "Polka Heartland" exhibit to be a feeling experience

Published March 2, 2015

Dick Blau's insightful look into culturally rich polka music and dance - "Polka Heartland" - is currently on view at the Museum of Wisconsin Art. Following the 1992 book "Polka Happiness," which he had a hand in developing, the exhibit demolishes the false stereotype of polka being a dated art from. Instead, each of the 30 photographs on displays capture the ambience and energy of polka performances from around the state.

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How many photos are too many?

Published Feb. 3, 2015

I remember helping a friend out in college after his grandmother died, and one of our tasks was going through her old photos and deciding what to keep and what to toss. This was a really sad task, and I felt like I was intruding on someone's life, throwing away memories that meant nothing to me. What will it be like for our generation?

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