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Response to "Encounter on the Seine: Black Meets Brown" by James Baldwin

James Baldwin, living as a Black American in Paris, compares his experience as a black American (referred to in the title as “brown”) to the experience of the French Africans

Wait, What? I’m a writer?

I’ve had a few careers in my 35 years in this life. Growing up, I always said I would be the next Baryshnikov, but like most kids my infinite imagination

When Chaos Meets Order: Shai Kremer’s "World Trade Center: Concrete Abstract"

Walking into yet another show that focuses on September 11th can start to feel monotonous: the buildings on fire, mass piles of destruction, firemen crying because of loss.  Thirteen years after

Miami Fashion Film Festival 2014

In Mid-September, my co-director Tudor Vasilescu and I went down to South Beach for the Miami Fashion Film Festival (MIAFFF).  Our film, “Androgyny” was one of 75 films that were shown over the

Rolling With Virgil: Let’s Make A Movie.

Over the summer, an opportunity seemed to just land in my lap. A model I’ve worked with several times over the last ten years tagged me on a post on

“ANDROGYNY” has gone International: London Fashion Film Festival

Following its premiere at the Women & Fashion Film Festival on June 4, 2014 and its acceptance to the Miami Fashion Film Festival and the Chelsea Fashion & Film Festival, our fashion film “ANDROGYNY” has gone international

“stories are the thing we need most in the world”

I have always felt that my first job as a photographer is to tell a good story, even for my commercial clients, but over the last couple years I have

Summer Virtual Blog Tour (Part Deux)

After the response from last week’s Summer Virtual Blog Tour post, I decided that I will feature artists as often as I can on this blog. Unlike last week’s post, the artists I

KMR’s beauty image wins in APA|NY Contest

Earlier this month, the New York Chapter of American Photographic Artists announced the winners of their 2014 Photo Contest. Kevin Michael Reed’s beauty image of Karly from Click Model Management (New York) was selected as the winner

Summer Virtual Blog Tour

Over the last year, I’ve been focusing on reinventing myself as a photographer and artist. I have found inspiration in new places and forced myself to rediscover what inspires me.