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2019 Annual Conference

Cleveland

March 07-10, 2019

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2019 SPE Annual Conference: The Myths of Photography and the American Dream / Major support by The Joy Family Legacy Foundation

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Coriana Close

Coriana
Close

SPE Member since 2008
Member Chapter: South Central

Coriana Close

SPE member since 2008
Zion Cemetery
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Coriana Close

SPE member since 2008
Crying
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Coriana Close

SPE member since 2008
Zion Cemetery Open Grave
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Coriana Close

SPE member since 2008
Aldon Smith
Digital

Coriana Close

SPE member since 2008
Levi McCoy Cemetery
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Coriana Close

SPE member since 2008
Ted Arceneaux
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Coriana Close

SPE member since 2008
Colored Old Folks Home Cemetery
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Coriana Close

SPE member since 2008
Calvin Beroid
Digital

Coriana Close

SPE member since 2008
Winchester Burial Grounds
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Coriana Close

SPE member since 2008
Calvin Beroid 2
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Coriana Close was born in Cleveland Heights Ohio. She began her study of photography while attending Westover School in Middlebury, Connecticut. She went on to earn a BA in Cinema Studies with Honors in Studio Art from Oberlin College, and an MFA in Photography from The University of Arizona. Coriana has created several bodies of work including: Oberlin and the Underground Railroad, Defaced a Found Archive, At This the Pinnacle of Human Development, and her most recent project Deadlands. She has exhibited and lectured in universities and galleries across the United States. Coriana's photography and video work has been noted in publications including the Philadelphia Inquirer, Athens News, the Chronicle Tribune, The Republican-American, and The Commercial Appeal. In 2010 she was named a YWCA Woman on the Move, and an 1885 Fellow. Since 2011 Coriana has worked as an Assistant Professor and Area Coordinator of Photography at the University of Memphis

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