Stillness is Never Stillness: Artist Rachelle Mozman Solano in Conversation

Rachelle Mozman Solano is a photographer who is keenly aware of the intersection between the vernacular and the historical, and the oral histories that have defined and shaped her own identity and individual experience. The threads of these identities are captured in her photos, and specifically Casa de las Mujeres, a series composed from the … Continued

A Winter Garden Photographer?

“Step forward a little so we can see you.”  Roland Barthes evokes a scene at the end of a bridge in a glassed conservatory, or winter garden, where a photographer poses a brother and his younger sister, a five-year-old girl who will grow up to be Barthes’ mother. She stands a little back, facing the … Continued


Leslie Moody Castro Leslie Moody Castro is an independent curator and writer who lives and works in both Mexico City and Austin.   Leigh Gleason Leigh Gleason is the Director of Collections at UCR ARTS, where she oversees the permanent collections of the California Museum of Photography and Sweeney Art Gallery. Gleason holds a PhD … Continued

From the Editor

Since our last issue in Spring of 2020, which for many of us in America was the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, our world has changed significantly. As I write this, HCP is preparing to re-open our galleries to the public with our fall exhibition, Keeper of the Hearth: Picturing Roland Barthes’ Unseen Photograph—our first … Continued