On B&W Photography

On B&W Photography

Seeing in Black and White "Throughout the years, many photographers have embraced black-and-white to tell some of the most intense, intriguing, powerful and memorable stories," I wrote in an article about photographer's Bill Bytsura's new book, The AIDS Activist Project. "[...] Award-winning photographer and AIDS activist Kurt Weston [A&U, November, 2005] says black-and-white offers his [...]

Summer Highlights

Summer Highlights

My Summer (so far) Summer is my favorite season, but this summer season has been different, for many reasons. For now let's look at the brighter side: photographed Brooklyn Pride, the only twilight Pride in the city https://www.instagram.com/p/BzJQTa2nEXl/ Attended the launch party of What Is 21st Century Liberation broasheet, event hosted by Visual AIDS Artist, [...]

A Brief (#tbt) Interview with Photographer Kurt Weston

A Brief (#tbt) Interview with Photographer Kurt Weston

A brief #tbt q&a with award-winning, legally blind photographer, and HIV and LGBTQ+ activist Kurt Weston.

Remember: One More Look at Kurt Weston’s AIDS Retrospective Photographs

Remember: One More Look at Kurt Weston’s AIDS Retrospective Photographs

Remember: An AIDS Memorial Retrospective - 12/1/18 - 12/29/18 One More Look at Some of Kurt Weston's AIDS Retrospective Photographs This weekend, on December 29, Kurt Weston's photography show, Remember: An AIDS Memorial Retrospective comes to an end. That means, there is still time to stop by the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art and [...]

Kurt Weston: The Making of the Blind Vision Photography Series

Kurt Weston: The Making of the Blind Vision Photography Series

A look back at the Blind Vision series of black-and-white self-portraits by award-winning photographer Kurt Weston I wrote about award-winning, legally blind photographer Kurt Weston and his Blind Vision series of black-and-white self-portraits, as well as about other images by the same artist in the November 2005 issue of A&U Magazine--America's AIDS Magazine. Here are [...]

2018 – Highlights

2018 – Highlights

Looking Back at My 2018 As the year draws to an end, I'd like to share with you a few of what I consider my highlights of this year. Interviewing and photographing the amazing artist, author and activist Avram Finkelstein for A&U Magazine--America's AIDS Magazine. Photographing the blood supermoon lunar eclipse: Reconnecting with the Orange [...]

Kurt Weston: The Making of the Dark Angel Image

Kurt Weston: The Making of the Dark Angel Image

REMEMBER: An AIDS Memorial Retrospective - A Closer Look at Some of the Images Included in Kurt Weston's Show Dark Angel One of my favorite photographs by Kurt Weston is Dark Angel. The image is also included in Kurt Weston's show, Remember: An AIDS Retrospective, running at the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art from [...]