Light Table: The Philo Project

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Jennie: The Philo Project

 

 

Photography and Text by Tony Ward, Copyright 2017

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THE PHILO PROJECT

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During my second year of teaching Photography classes at the University of Pennsylvania, I was asked by members of  the universities Philomathean Society to lecture about my involvement in erotic photography. Founded in 1813, Philo is a student run literary society located atop College Hall in the heart of campus life.  A small group of  Philo members asked me to be photograph them in the nude as part of their learning experience regarding  this controversial genre of photographic history. The photographs were taken in the halls of the society where traditional adornments contributed to the classically composed imagery. Photographs from the series are now part of the societies records and notes.

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Paul: The Philo Project

 

 

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