I guess I live in Brooklyn now.
Spent an hour looking at my boyfriends Facebook pictures and then taking pictures of the pictures because I am still trying to wrap my head around the fact that this dude wants to look at my face all the time.
this picture makes me think that I am probably the perfect candidate for immaculate conception
As a writer, Allan described with great clarity and passion what photography can, and must do: document the facts of social relations while opening a more metaphoric space to allow viewers the idea that things could be different. And as a photographer he set out to do just that. He laid bare the ugliness of exploitation, but showed us the beauty of the ordinary; of ordinary, working people in ordinary, unremarkable places doing ordinary, everyday things. And, like the rigorous old-style leftist that he was, he infused that beauty with a deep sense of morality.
An Influential professor, mentor, human. the fact that he even acknowledged my work is unprecedented.