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They Agreed to Meet Their Mother’s Killer. Then Tragedy Struck Again, by Eli Hager, photography by Kathryn Harrison for The Marshall Project

The Limits of Restorative Justice, by Eli Hager, photography by Kathryn Harrison for The Atlantic

Organized by Kathryn Harrison and Michael Adno, Photographs for Purpose is a fundraiser supported by the work of 68 photographers, who have agreed to sell prints of their work to benefit four organizations devoted to racial, economic, and social justice in America. We hope to draw attention to these organizations, their causes, and the role that artists play in this Country. The sale is live from June 25 until July 31, 2020

Little America: Incredible True Stories of Immigrants in America From the pages of Epic magazine come the true stories that inspired the Apple Original Series. Includes nearly a hundred color photographs and a Foreword by Kumail Nanjiani, March 2020

Kathryn Harrison curates Don't Smile's latest exhibition, "Family Frames," featuring thirty photographs made by twenty women. A limited-edition zine will soon follow, March 2020


Southern Gothic tropes haunt Kathryn Harrison. It’s a long-tangled thread running through her family—one she has incessantly tried to make straight. But in the course of her own life, the questions central to the genre are anything but fictive. They’re eternal questions about addiction, illness, loss, and death; questions about where her brother is sleeping tonight, if he’s relapsed, how she’ll explain this all to her nephew, or what the world would look like if her mom’s health goes South again. And somewhere beneath that constellation of contingency, she asks where she might find herself when the stars fall.

-Michael Adno, "Blue-Stained Walls" at Hawkins Court

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