Interview with Lauren Greenfield

Interview with Lauren Greenfield

"The effect of seeing affluent lifestyles on television has been proven to a) make people think more people have that kind of lifestyle than really do, so it’s a distorted view of what’s normal but b) it also stimulates desire for those things."
—Lauren Greenfield (John Adams Institute)
The Fun of Photobooks

The Fun of Photobooks

Modern photobooks are all too often the insecure product of an oversaturated marketplace. With so many photographers in the world, many of whom have the idea that publishing a book will confirm their status or identity as a ‘real’ photographer, there’s no shortage of photobooks that try in clumsy language (whether too serious or too amateur) to convince you of…
Interview with Sage Sohier

Interview with Sage Sohier

"It’s easier not to be so beautiful, to be able to move through life a bit under the radar, and to be able to focus on what you feel really matters, rather than have to deal with the distraction of other people’s intense focus on your appearance."
—Sage Sohier (GUP Magazine)
Interview with Lake Montgomery

Interview with Lake Montgomery

“It’s weird, though, because I’m not doing this for fame and glory. I don’t want to do it for myself, I want to be a vehicle. I want to be the vehicle through which speaks little whispers of God.”
—Lake Montgomery (Riding the Dragon)
Interview with Lisa Johnston

Interview with Lisa Johnston

“I’m probably one of the luckiest people in the world to have a job that is absolutely fulfilling. It's super exhausting, it’s very demanding, but it’s extremely rewarding.”
—Lisa Johnston (Riding the Dragon)
Riding the Dragon

Riding the Dragon

I'm pleased to announce that I've launched a new website -- a place for and about artists: Riding the Dragon. Over time, I've realized that many of my interviews and articles linked around the idea of the artist/intellectual's struggle with his/her own process, and that the goal was not to suppress the struggle, but survive it. With that in mind,…
Interview with Elizabeth Heyert

Interview with Elizabeth Heyert

"Somebody wants the experience of completely giving up responsibility – in every way. [...] You give it up, and you can go to this place they call ‘subspace’, which is somewhere in your head apart from your body."
—Elizabeth Heyert (GUP Magazine)