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METRO / New York / London / Paris : An Interview with Herb Robinson by Elizabeth Avedon with Lesley Jean-Bart

Herb Robinson © Leslie Jean-Bart

Herb Robinson is an original member of Kamoinge Workshop, the pioneering photographic collective of New York-based African-American photographers, founded in 1963 at the height of the American Civil Rights Movement. The name literally means, “A group of people working together” in Kikuyu. Robinson’s work was also part of the traveling exhibition Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, originating at the Tate Modern. He is represented by the Bruce Silverstein Gallery, NY.

METRO / New York / London / Paris. Photographs by Herb Robinson. Curated and Edited by Eve Sandler. Schiffer Publishing, 2022.

Eve Sandler is an interdisciplinary artist, designer, writer, and activist whose work commemorates Black culture, memory, and transformation.

Leslie Jean-Bart, has walked the shoreline of Coney Island for the last 12 years, looking for the magic of light, water, and reflection, in his photographic series Reality & Imagination.

Elizabeth Avedon has been a long-time contributor to The Eye of Photography.

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