September 19th: Good Children membership

My collective Southerly Gold is now a member of the artist-run gallery/ art space Good Children. More details soon, but we are so grateful to be amongst some incredible artists on GC’s roster.

September 15th: STEWARDS + NATIONional/international zine libraries

So pleased to announce that a number of STEWARDS hard copies are now available in the following zine libraries: ABC No Rio Zine Library, St. Louis Public Library, Auckland Public Library (New Zealand), Austin Public Library, Denver Zine Library, Olympia Zine Library, Albuquerque Zine Library, New Orleans Public Library. More additions soon!

August 4: Louisiana Contemporary

I’m pleased to announce my collective Southerly Gold will be showing three pieces from our series God’s Country at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s Louisiana Contemporary. Opening August 4th, on show through November 4th.

april 21: Ogden museum of southern art

I’ll be teaching a workshop at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art for absolute beginners. More info here.

March 23: BYO A queen within

In conjunction with my oral history and portrait project STEWARDS, I will be cohosting  the incredible, nomadic storytelling BYO. This month’s theme is “A Queen Within” and half of the storytellers hail from STEWARDS project. Info here.

STEWARDS is an investigation to South Louisiana women, the intentional space they create, and the intersection with healing. Book, and accompanying launch, TBD in early May.

August 19th: workshop Ogden Museum

In conjunction with the museum’s  exhibitions The Colorful South and William Eggleston’s Troubled Waters, I’ll be facilitating a color photography workshop will teach participants how to make aesthetic choices to create visual themes, convey emotions, and tell stories within their images. More info here.

July 22: mobile museum of art workshop

I will be teaching digital photography techniques at Mobile Museum of Art. This is a continuation of my previous beginner’s class in conjunction with curator Richard McCabe’s Contemporary Alabama Photography exhibition. More info here.

June 29: A closer walk launched

For three years I worked—in conjunction with The Ponderosa Stomp Foundation— as the main photo researcher for the ambitious, beautiful and informative musical tour map A Closer Walk, where you can explore New Orleans musical history block by block.

June 16: A studio in the woods residency

A massive thank you to the esteemed A Studio in The Woods for granting myself and —fellow visual anthropologist + collaborator— Gretchen Faust a winter residency to complete a short documentary and accompanying book on Louisiana female herbal healers. Hot damn, I could’t be more excited to live and create in the woods for a bit.

June 15: WWOOF multimedia funding

Couldn’t be more excited to receive funding from Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms to create a short documentary and photo series on five farms in the U.S. Blackbelt region. The work will highlight farmers whose work is dedicated to social justice while infusing their respective local economy.