The New York Times Reclaim, an alliance of photography groups advocating for diversity in photojournalism, is surveying photographers globally about their experiences.
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Festival issues, including diversity, run much deeper than just the performing lineup.
In the heady optimism of the early Obama years – which coincided with the stateside festival industry’s sixfold attendance boom – the phrase “post-racial” began to creep into the lexicon, and music festivals began promoting themselves as spaces where lofty ideals could be realized. On grassy fields and under big tops, differences of race, gender and sexual orientation are supposedly set aside in pursuit of a diverse, multicultural harmony-via-hedonism. In terms of race, this has proven to be a half-truth. O
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