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November 24: GOOD BITE GROUP EXHIBITION

Napoleon, 319 N. 11TH ST. 2L, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Opening November 1st, 6-10pm

Show will run November 1st- 29th

Established in 2009, Good children Gallery is a founding collective in the St. Claude Arts District in New Orleans. Good Children’s monthly exhibitions showcase engaging work from local, national and international artists. This exhibition will give you a “Good Bite” from Good Children by featuring the work of our current members including: Joshua Edward Bennet, Grant Benoit, Jessica Bizer, Carrie Fonder, Leslie Friendman, Generica Art Solutions, Brian Guidry, Marta Rodriguez Maleck, Christopher Saucedo, Southerly Gold, Dan Tague, and Michel Variso. More info here.

November 22: NOMA opening and artist talk

Land of Evangeline: Reconstructed opening and artist talk

November 22, opening 5-9pm. 5:30 pm artist talk.

New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Cir, New Orleans, LA 70124

In conjunction with “Inventing Acadia: Painting and Place in Louisiana,” NOMA’s exhibition of 19th-century Louisiana landscape paintings, Southerly Gold has contemporized the exhibition’s painted landscapes by photographing the original locations through a feminine lens, thus bringing the Louisiana land into the 21st century. “Land of Evangeline: Reconstructed” is  photo-based multimedia installation is in the Creative Concept Corner on the first floor of the museum. Artist talk will take place in front of the installation.

More info at: www.noma.org

October 10: Noma interview + write up

In anticipation of our upcoming installation at the New Orleans Museum of Art in November, there is an interview with my collective Southerly Gold spotlighting our process and work. You can find it in the most recent edition of NOMA Magazine in print and online. Read the full article here.

October 9: Noxubee wildlife refuge residency

I am an artist in residence at the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge in Mississippi for the next ten days. I am ecstatic to live in the reserve and make multi-media work rooted in place and honoring the  wildlife that call it home.

September 13: Hosting Antennae’s Signals: Panoptic

I have the distinct honor of hosting Anennae’s upcoming Signals event, Panoptic. Centered around Angola Prison, the speakers will include an array of artists, activists and scholars. More information about the event can be found here.

Wednesday, September 18th 6:30pm-9pm. At the Gallier House, 1132 Royal Street.

 

august 28: Jazz and Heritage Community Partnership grant recipient

After years of research, interviews, and conceptualization, this third archival/documentation grant rom the Jazz and Heritage Foundation will allow me to finish a multimedia archive and short film celebrating the legacy of the iconic entertainer Bobby Marchan. To be released Spring of 2020.

August 19: god’s country at outer-parish libraries

God’s Country– my collective’s six-book visual field guide to the farthest corners of Louisiana, was gifted to  six outer-parish libraries that we photographed for the book. Local residents can now peruse God’s Country at the following : Washington Parish Library, West Feliciana Parish Library, East Carroll Parish Library, Plaquemines Parish Library, Cameron Parish Library and Noel Memorial Library at LSU Shreveport.

July 12: God’s Country at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art

God’s Country– my collective’s six-book visual field guide to the farthest corners of Louisiana— is now available for purchase at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s shop.

June 22: DR. JOHN FUNERAL PHOTO SLIDESHOW

I had the great honor of sourcing, editing, and compiling images highlighting the life of iconic musician and cultural treasure Mac Rebennack / Dr. John / The Night-Tripper for his funeral service at the Orpheum theatre, followed by a sweltering second line. He will be greatly missed.

June 14: southern oral history program

I am so incredibly pleased that the portraits, audio oral histories, and oral history transcripts from my project STEWARDS will be housed and archived at the Southern Oral History Program in alliance with The Center for the Study of the American South at the University of North Carolina. The words and life experiences of female-identified South Louisianans who create and tend to intentional space will be made available for researchers, scholars, students, educators and everyday folk.