Former City College student and professional photographer Dave Glass has a new exhibit at the Tenderloin Museum. His photos showcase everyday life in the Tenderloin for the past 50 years.
Mothers handcuffed to their children, a full-grown man stuffed into a drainpipe, a family of three crammed together in the boot of a car. Under the cover of night they were found and detained by border patrol officers, their moments of fear and loss caught in the glow of Ken Light’s Hasselblad camera.
City College hosted its first every toy camera photography gallery at City College’s Gallery Obscura on Jan. 29. The exhibition titled, “Through a Plastic Lens,” is located on Ocean Campus’s Visual Arts Building, in room 160, and included photographs from Professor Stephanie Williamson’s plastic camera class. Williamson also taught students how to pay attention to movements within their camera and how the art of photography has the power to change lives.
When he was 18, Travis Jensen moved to the city he considered a skateboard mecca. He was following advice of a homeless man who called San Francisco the “lost city of Atlantis.”