My high school classmate, Richard Lachmann, at Verso Books on Feb 12th, expounding on his new book, First Class Passengers on a Sinking Ship, a sweeping analysis of imperialism and hegemony in the capitalist age and the inexorable decline of American hegemony as our oligarchs extract what they can. I love the infinite regress of the screen behind them showing itself. Is this a metaphor for something?
We had a corporate event at Mercedes-Benz Stadium and walked on to the field through a fog of sublimating dry-ice for this cool silhouette effect.
Historian and friend, Eric K Washington, talking about the life and times of James Williams, as captured in his new book, “Boss of the Grips,” at Word Up Community Bookstore on December 5th. Well worth reading, the book tells the remarkable story of Williams but also relays black life in NYC starting in the late 19th century and extending to the middle of the 20th.
He was on a float in the Thanksgiving parade in front of the American Museum of Natural History.
And, finally… Nikon dispensed with the models and created this set, allowing the customers to be the models and get pictures of themselves flying into the living room.
Just found a couple more shots in camera of the Contra Studios show last month, taken Saturday morning (Oct 26th) before opening.
In mid-October Act Up, an HIV/AIDS activist organization, were demonstrating for the abolition of ICE, the US’s now notorious Immigration enforcement (or would it be more accurate to say their enforcement of non-immigration?) for the abuses inflicted upon would be immigrants with HIV.