JEB & Sarah Schulman

Video (59:22): JEB (Joan E. Biren) and Sarah Schulman in conversation about JEB’s first book Eye to Eye: Portraits of Lesbians which has been reprinted March 2021, for the first time since it was published in 1979. Video published by nthology Editions April 2021.

Eye to Eye: Portraits of Lesbians
Photographs by JEB (Author)
Introduction and essays by Lori Lindsey, Lola Flash and Tee Corinne
Publisher : Anthology Editions (March 23, 2021)
Language : English
Hardcover : 80 pages
ISBN-10 : 1944860371
ISBN-13 : 978-1944860370


“JEB (Joan E. Biren) and Sarah Schulman in conversation on 3/23/21 for the virtual book release of Eye to Eye: Portraits of Lesbians. Reissued by Anthology Editions in March of 2021 and available in bookstores now.

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In 1979, JEB (Joan E. Biren) self-published her first book, Eye to Eye: Portraits of Lesbians. In a work that was revolutionary for its era, JEB made photographs of lesbians from different ages and backgrounds in their everyday lives—working, playing, raising families, and striving to remake their worlds. The photographs were accompanied by writings from acclaimed authors including Audre Lorde, Adrienne Rich, Joan Nestle, and others. Various women pictured in the book also shared their personal stories. Eye to Eye signaled a radical new way of seeing—moving lesbian lives from the margins to the center, and reversing a history of invisibility. More than just a book, it was an affirmation of the existence of lesbians that helped to propel a political movement. Reprinted for the first time in forty years, Eye to Eye is a faithful reproduction of a work that still resonates today. This edition features additional essays from artist and writer Tee Corinne, former World Cup soccer player Lori Lindsey, and photographer Lola Flash.” – © 2021 Anthology Editions

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