Pictures of the week

Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week's gallery includes: Spectators embrace on the playing field of the Stade de France outside Paris after explosions were heard nearby; a volunteer covers a large-screen TV showing images of Aung San Suu Kyi during a rainstorm in Yangon, Myanmar; and a Palestinian protester uses a slingshot against Israeli security forces during clashes in Ramallah, West Bank, following a demonstration to mark the 11th anniversary of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's death.

This gallery was produced by Patrick Sison in New York and contains photos published Nov. 6 - Nov. 13, 2015.

 


 

 

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Text from the AP news story, AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

 

 

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Nat Castañeda is an interdisciplinary visual artist based in Brooklyn, New York. A California native, Castañeda works primarily in video and collage, with an emphasis on tactile intimacy with her materials remaining an important aspect of all her projects. Common issues in Castañeda’s work are the conflating of iconography and pornography, the questioning of traditional gender binaries, and the role of technology within personal narratives. She received her MFA from the School of Visual Arts and has shown at venues such as El Museo del Barrio and Electronic Arts Intermix. In addition to her art practice, Castañeda currently works at The Associated Press where she leads a team that curates AP's online archive of historic and contemporary photojournalism. Castañeda’s photography has appeared in the New York Times,U.S. News & World Report and USA Today.