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

Backbone in Black and White. ©Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.

Backbone

A look back at my first photography show I only caught glimpses of the 2020 Summer Olympics closing ceremony this … More

NYC in red white & blue colors to celebrate President Elect Joe Biden and VP Elect Kamala Harris

The Week that Was…

Election Week 2020 For many of us, this past week was a string of never-ending days spent at the edge … 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

Rainbow Flag at Night

Photographing LGBTQ+ Activists

On art and activism, collectives and community responses “[…] Everything about political and social engagement is a part of a … More