A compendium of contemporary photography focusing on the conversation; Heavy Volume II is in an exploration of image and text on the printed page. Featuring — Dana Lixenberg, Susan Lipper, Irina Rozovsky, Stephen Shames, Curran Hatleberg, Daniel Shea, Mark Peckmezian, Deanna Templeton, Yoshinori Mizutani, Joanna Piotrowska, Aglaia Konrad and Katrin Koenning, with interviews and essays from Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa, Wilfred Brandt, Hideko Ono, Claire Monneraye, Ashley McNelis, Geordie Cargill, Alex Ward, Lola Pinder and Jack Harries.
Susan Lipper was born and raised in New York City. After studying English Romantic poetry in college with a concentration on Yeats (including her junior year abroad in London), she graduated with an MFA in photography from Yale School of Art in 1983. Later she received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Foundation for the Arts, and most recently the 2015 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship. Public collections include the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and The Victoria and Albert Museum, London.