In this special extended episode, photographer Dawoud Bey and writer, critic, and photographer Teju Cole are in conversation with MoCP’s curator of academic programs and collections, Kristin Taylor. Bey and Cole discuss works in the MoCP’s permanent collection by Roy DeCarava and Melissa Ann Pinney as well as their thoughts on seeing, understanding, and creating images in the world today.

In this episode, photographers Natalie Krick and Lisa Lindvay join Karen Irvine, MoCP's chief curator and deputy director, to discuss works by Andy Warhol and Kathe Kowalski in the permanent collection of the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago. In the process, the two artists also discuss their own work and themes of photographing family, intimacy, and vulnerability.

In this episode, Chicago photographers and activists David Schalliol and Carlos Javier Ortiz join CCC’s Museum of Contemporary Photography curator of academic programs and collections, Kristin Taylor, to discuss activism in portraiture. Their work focuses on the demolition of homes and communities and the tragedies that proceed this destruction on the south side of Chicago. David and Carlos explain ethical obligations to communities and landscape as well as what it means to be an activist in 2019.