The Absorbed Tradition

Published by Creem, 2014

‘The Absorbed Tradition’ is a magazine curated, written, and photographed by Heck. The publication is structured in two parts: Conversations on Photography, and Works. In the first section Heck engages in conversation with a range of editors, professors, curators, and artists such as Kathy Ryan from The New York Times Magazine; Vince Aletti, writer and former photography critic for The New Yorker; Taryn Simon, artist; Elinor Carruci, artist; Susan Bright, curator and writer; George Pitts, former professor at Parsons School for Design; and Miranda Lichtenstein, artist. The second section is comprised of new works by Heck, presented alongside archival family photographs by Jerry Schatzberg.

Printed in an edition of 1,000 copies.

ISSN 2527-4262-45