These conversations between Teju Cole and Louis Klee explore form and ethics in Cole’s photography and writing. They begin with a close engagement with the central thematic concerns and motifs in Cole’s 2017 photo-essay book Blind Spot and then move to his recent book of essays, Black Paper (2021). Throughout, the focus is on questions of how photography and writing relate, and how politics and ethics are implicated in literary and artistic form.

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