Photobook Review - In conversation with Deborah Willis and Lesley Martin

Lesley A. Martin

Lesley A. Martin is creative director of Aperture Foundation and publisher of The PhotoBook Review. In 2012, she cofounded the Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards. 

Deborah Willis

Deborah Willis is a professor and chair of the Department of Photography and Imaging at the Tisch School of the Arts, New York University. She received the NAACP Image Award for her coauthored book Envisioning Emancipation: Black Americans and the End of Slavery (2013). Other notable publications include Black Venus 2010: They Called Her “Hottentot” (2010) and Posing Beauty: African American Images from the 1890s to the Present (2009). Willis has been awarded Guggenheim and MacArthur fellowships. Willis is the guest editor of the Fall 2020 issue of The PhotoBook Review