Kurt Weston photography at OCCCA

Portraits Through Time

An interview with award-winning photographer Kurt Weston about art, photography, and surviving two pandemics The 2020 coronavirus pandemic brought everything … More

“Angel in Central Park” - lensbaby b&w image of the Bethesday Angel (fountain statue) in Central Park. Inspired by the movie Angels in America. ©Alina Oswald

Angel in Central Park

The story of a black-and-white Lensbaby photograph on World AIDS Day 2020 Angels in America has been a source of … More

"No Surrender." Hand self-portraits in black and white. ©Alina Oswald.

“No Surrender” – The Story Behind the Image

How I made that shot and the story behind my “No Surrender” image Those of you reading this blog might … More

Covid-19 State of Mind. ©Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.

Pandemic-Inspired Creative Work

On using creative work to capture pandemics such as HIV and AIDS, and the Coronavirus pandemic Oftentimes in life we … More

"The Ghost of Covid-19" Each evening at 7pm people appear on their balconies to clap, cheer and make noise for the Covid-19 first responders. ©Alina Oswald.

The Symbolism of 7pm [cheer] in a (post) Covid-19 World

A visual interpretation of the meaning and symbolism of 7pm cheer for Covid-19 first responders during and post coronavirus pandemic … More