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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.

April 27th: God’s Country at New Orleans Public library

Selections from the series God’s Country will be on display at the main New Orleans Public Library from May 2nd until May 31st. Swing by the atrium any day during library hours to view the work.

March 30: Amistad + Where They At

I couldn’t be more ecstatic to donate my collection of prints from the Where They At project to the Amistad Research Center at Tulane University. My prints are an addition to the center’s  Where They At Collection, and will be archived alongside my project partner Alison Fensterstock’s transcribed interviews from over 60 key architects of the New Orleans hip hop sound.

The Amistad Research Center is committed to collecting, preserving, and providing open access to original materials that reference the social and cultural importance of America’s ethnic and racial history, the African Diaspora, human relations, and civil rights.

March 3: Mobile Museum of art workshop

I’ll be teaching a Photo 101 + Composition workshop at the Mobile Museum of Art in conjunction with their Contemporary Alabama Photography exhibition curated by Richard McCabe.

More info here.

november 28th: Photonola

Excerpts from God’s Country will be on exhibit at Grand Maltese Gallery from December 5th until January 7th, with an opening reception during PhotoNOLA art walk Dec 10th, 6-9pm.

September 23rd: Jazz and Heritage Foundation Funding

I’m pleased to announce I’ve received funding from the Jazz and Heritage Foundation Community Partnership Grant program to begin preproduction on my first feature length documentary. More info late Fall.