Pursing photography can be very isolating, so it’s important for me to meet regularly with a group of women to critique each other’s work. In PDN: How a Critique Group Can Change Your Photography.
A portrait of a student journalist who uncovered his school’s use of prison labor to upholster the chairs in his high school’s auditorium. Amherst, MA. For The Marshall Project and Teen Vogue.
Photos from the series, Pattern Repeats, part of The Big Reveal: Telling Truth in an Age of Fiction. June 7,8, 14,15, 2019. CENTER hosts a juried thematic slide show as part of PhotoSummer in Santa Fe. At El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe as part of the CURRENTS New Media Festival.
A roundtable discussion with Tira and three other Outspoken: Expanded artists moderated by Annu Palakunnathu Matthew. Speaking about the series Pattern Repeats series at the the Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts. The exhibit features nine women photographers and is curated by Marky Kauffman.
A selection from my Pattern Repeats series at the Vermont Center for Photography’s 2019 Open Juried Exhibition. At the Brattleboro gallery from April 5 to June 2, 2019. One of eight artists selected nationally by juror Bruce Myren.
A selection from the new Pattern Repeats series at the the Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts. The Outspoken: Expanded series features nine women photographers and is curated by Marky Kauffman.
The new series Pattern Repeats debuts at the Griffin Museum of Photography’s Atelier Exhibit. Exhibited from March 7 to April 5. Atelier 29 was taught by Emily Belz.
Produced and edited a 5-minute video for a public interest law firm, which was featured at its annual fundraising breakfast for 900. The video highlights the struggles families face as they try to obtain mental health services for their children. The organization’s Mental Health for Advocacy Program for Kids helps at-risk youth.
German newsweekly Spiegel Online published a story about Growing Up Girl, as well as 12 photographs. “Khan's photos give insight into the life of the family. At the same time, they also tell of the universal theme of growing up: three children who become teenagers and young women.”
Growing Up Girl series on Musee Magazine’s Photo Journal Monday. From Instagram: “Photojournalism can often become so enthralled with the breaking and the dire that we forget what lessons can be found in capturing slower, mundane, and for her daughters, what can feel like the most important time of our lives.”
The Outspoken exhibit comes to the Tremaine Gallery at the Hotchkiss School. Curated by Marky Kauffman, the exhibit includes Kauffman, Nadine Boughton, Blake Fitch, Nancy Grace Horton, Rania Matar and Emily Schiffer. Nov. 2, 2018 to Jan. 13, 2019.
After Camp photograph included in the Mnemonic exhibit last summer at H Gallery + Studios in Ventura, CA. The book, “Mnemonic: An International Collection of Photography,” was published by Dab Art. Curated by Jessica Torres and juried by Michael Miner.
Excited to announce my photo is part of the “Moved to Act! Demonstrations, Marches, Political Actions” exhibit curated by Ellen Feldman and Marky Kauffmann at the Davis Orton Gallery in Hudson, NY. (It’s also the cover photo for the show’s announcement.)
Reception: Saturday, October 27, 5-7pm. Open: Oct. 27 to Nov. 25, 2018
Two images from instagram selected for the Touch exhibit at Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR. Touch is an exhibition featuring over 70 prints from the photography collection of Blue Sky co-founder and photographer Christopher Rauschenberg. Curator’s talk Sept. 29, 2018.
First place photograph, and first place series in the New York Curator online exhibit, Vibrant. Curated by Julie Williams-Krishnan.
One of 21 artists selected by juror Kelly Sidley, Curatorial Assistant, Department of Photography at The Museum of Modern Art, NY. The FOCUS 2018 Fine Art Photography Winners Exhibition will run from August 1-26.
Opening Reception: Aug. 4th from 6-9pm.
One of 11 photographers chosen for the Photographic Resource Center's national show. Juried by Christopher Rauschenberg. Each artist shows multiple works. Exhibition runs July 11 - August 18. Opening reception: Thursday, July 12th, 5:30-8pm. Location: VanDernoot Gallery, University Hall, Lesley University.
Aline Smithson of Lenscratch writes about the series Growing Up Girl: “Tira’s work is authentic in it’s observations, giving us a window into her family’s life, but universal in it’s description of growing up female.”
Five photographs from the series Growing Up Girl are on the fence at Albany Street and Thayer St. in the South End of Boston. Thank you to United Photo Industries, the Griffin Museum and Sowa Boston. Up until July. Part of Flashpoint Boston.
Photographs accepted into the Cambridge Art Association's 2018 National Prize Show, juried by Michelle Grabner (The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL), Jessica Hong (Assistant Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston), and Jamillah James (Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles). May 17-June 23.
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