The following color pictures were taken with a Diana; the black and white ones with a Soviet Zorki-4
July, 2013, NYC –
An article called “10 Cities in the Western Hemisphere that Feel Cooler Than NYC Right Now” mentioned Death Valley… The week-long inferno peaked out at about 103 degrees, with matching humidity. Everyone has a glazed look in their eye, and walk stiffly to minimize any motion that does not involve keeping cool. The sort of heat that gives you chills – if this was the temperature of inside your body, you’d be laid in bed with fever, taking antibiotics
Engulfed by concrete and brick; a pizza oven.
Major NYC blog, Gothamist.com, used my photo for a piece last night –
This was taken on Wednesday at Bryant Park, right before OWS’s march on Bank of America and other Midtown financial headquarters (as part of a national day of action that saw demonstrations across the nation).
Even the police were cracking smiles at this comic relief. Though about 15 minutes later, one of their clown friends was arrested.
Greetings from the Adirondacks! (more on that later)
Tomorrow the band I play cello in, Colorform, is rocking out with a brand new full line-up! If you’re anywhere near NYC, you should definitely check it out. It’s female vocals, acoustic guitar, bass, drums, cello, AND live improvised art.
The show’s at 10pm at:
The Local 269
269 East Houston Street (btw. Aves A and B)
$7 cover (for a whole night of music)
Here is a work that artist Sarah Valeri created from scratch during one of our 45 minute sets:
2 weeks from tonight is NY RawArtists’ Illuminaire where some of my Holga and Diana pictures will be showing. There’s a ton of great artists and creative people involved. More details later, but check out the site, and your tickets now, as these things tend to sell out.
Gothamist picked up my pic the other day-