Kaplan, Louis



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Louis Kaplan is Associate Professor of History and Theory of Photography and New Media in the Graduate Department of Art at the University of Toronto and Director of the Institute of Communication and Culture at the University of Toronto Mississauga.  His books include American Exposures: Photography and Community in the Twentieth Century (Minnesota, 2005), Laszlo Moholy Nagy: Biographical Writings (Duke, 1995), and The Damned Universe of Charles Fort (Autonomedia, 1993) as well as numerous essays on marginalized knowledges in modern and contemporary cultural studies.  He also serves on the international advisory board of the journal Photography and Culture.

On Rorotoko:

On his book The Strange Case of William Mumler, Spirit Photographer
(Our Cover Feature of February 26, 2009)