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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.

August 1st: Hillard Museum

Selections from The Dance will be on show at the University of Lafayette’s Hillard Art Museum.  Ten pieces will included in the group exhibition Face to Face: A Survey of Portraiture by Louisiana Artists. Sep 9-Jan 7.

July 28: Vice nz

My images of Auckland’s Christian, Tongan bike crew is up on Vice NZ. Interview and images here.

March 22nd: BBC

Recently collaborated with radio producer Nina Feldman for BBC/PRI’s The World. Listen, and look, at the cultural crossover’s of New Orleans St. Joseph’s night here.

March 1st: Platforms Funding

I’m ecstatic to announce that my collective—Southerly Gold—was awarded a substantial grant from the Platforms fund to publish a book set featuring three years of collaborative photographs from the six delineated corners of the state of Louisiana. More info on the release and programming in the Fall. You can view excerpts from God’s Country here.

Jan 21: MAGNOLIA PICTURES

I had the pleasure of shooting all poster and promotional images for Magnolia Pictures’  documentary Thru You Princess, presently on the festival circuit. Keep an eye out for my images of the fabulous Princess Shaw, shot in studio on Frenchman Street and on location throughout downtown New Orleans.

DEC 16: UNTIL YOU RETURN TO THE GROUND

I have officially begun fieldwork and travel on Until You Return to the Ground, a book and accompanying online multi-media portal “digging into” the American way of death. Working collaboratively with investigative reporter and friend G.W. Schulz, we’re creating visuals and text exploring topics ranging from the monetization of death to the best practices of a cemetery landscaper. Stay tuned as this work rolls out over the next two years. You can view the fruits of G.W.’s research on the Jane and John Does in the U.S. here.

Dec 15: Doc Researcher

Glad to jump on board with director/producer/friend Lily Keber to aid in research for her documentary in-the-works  Buckjumping—exploring the role local and regional dance forms play in community creation and social culture. If you haven’t seen her last film Bayou Maharaja recounting the tumultuous world of piano legend James Booker…watch it.

OCT 21: UNO FUNDING

My collective Southerly Gold received generous funding from the University of New Orleans — in conjunction with the Archeology department — for research and fieldwork/photographing on sites of former WWII prisoner of war camps within Louisiana. Shooting will begin this Winter- thanks UNO.