Dispatches: Tony O’Brien

Let’s get the main course out of the way. Tony O’Brien is the Chair of the Photography Department at Santa Fe University of Art and Design. From 2010 until the present, Tony has held the position of full time faculty … Read More

Dispatches: Andrew Kaufman

You’ve seen a lot about Andrew Kaufman on the site as of late. There was a review of his book “I’m in Miami Bitch,” on my Smogranch site. There was also the feature about his small edition Blurb books you … Read More

Dispatches: Cyndi Conn

Cyndi Conn is my neighbor. Besides holding this truly remarkable title she also dabbles in art and creativity on a global scale. She works with an organization called “Creative Santa Fe,” and her official incident report reads like this….Cyndi Conn, … Read More

Dispatches: Norman Mauskopf

I met Norman Mauskopf years ago and I’m glad I did. It’s been a one-sided relationship as I’ve relentlessly picked his brain in regard to doing long-term projects, publishing and darkroom printing. It’s because of him I even have a … Read More

Dispatches: Justin Thor Simenson

I discovered Justin Thor Simenson a few years ago after seeing something called “Gig Magazine.” I featured this publication on my blog, and shortly thereafter we agreed to meet in New Mexico. Finally, after much delay we finally met and … Read More

Dispatches: David Bram

David Bram comes from The ABQ, otherwise known as Albuquerque, New Mexico. Responsible for both Fraction Magazine and Flash Powder Projects (With Jennifer Schwartz), he has his creative hands full. Oh, and he has kids and a dog. Yes, it’s … Read More

Dispatches: Peter Cramer

I pounced on Peter a few short days after he ushered a new baby into the world, so a major “thank you” is in order here. When I received the directive to travel to Sydney I knew I needed a … Read More

Dispatches: Jaki Arthur

“I’m not really sure what a book publicist does,” I said. And this is how our conversation began. I met Jaki the night before, and because Australians are so nice, she didn’t baulk when I asked “Can I come over … Read More

Dispatches: Jess Scully

Jess Scully is a handful. “She has an open invitation to any art event in the entire city,” someone replied after I asked about Jess. Attending an opening at the Art Gallery NSW it was apparent how many people she … Read More

Dispatches: Moshe Rosenzveig

Rumored to be the largest photo festival in the world. Head On. And he is the director. CAN YOU IMAGINE how many people are after him? And he was cool enough to sit down with me less than a day … Read More

Dispatches: Remo Giuffre´

Remo Giuffre´is a unique individual. The assignment began like this. “I can’t go to Australia so you are going.” “Okay.” “What’s the mission?” “Remo.” This innocent conversation turned into a remarkable experience, one that led me to the far reaches … Read More

Dispatches: Chloe Ferres

Chloe Ferres is going to be a household name. Okay, maybe not in every household, but anyone with design, illustration, photography or general creativity as a family priority will know her name. She is a multi-tool player and has done … Read More

Dispatches: Garry Trinh

Garry Trinh goes to the same places that you and I go, but he sees very different things. “I work in photography, but I think like an artist,” is perhaps the quote that best sums up what Garry does. I … Read More

Dispatches: Andrew Peacock

A plane to Sydney, a train to Blackheath, a car ride and and a short walk into the bush was all that was required for this little posting. Andrew Peacock is a medical doctor, one that specializes in expedition medicine. … Read More

Dispatches: Flemming Bo Jensen

Flemming Bo Jensen is a nomad, an official Fuji X- Photographer, and primarily shoots pictures of music – the musicians, the festivals and other events.He was the former Head of IT in a Danish Government agency, but unable to shed … Read More

Dispatches: Darius Himes

Fraenkel Gallery director Darius Himes is also a cofounder of nonprofit art book publisher Radius Books, and was founding editor of photo-eye Booklist, an international quarterly journal devoted to photography books. Okay, now that we have the official language and … Read More

Dispatches: Claire Rosen

Claire Rosen is an award winning artist who uses universal themes of dreams, fairy tales and mythology to visually symbolize the many facets of the human condition.Earlier this year I traveled to the distance shores of New Jersey to witness … Read More

Dispatches: Michael Napper

Michael Napper is a San Jose based artist who writes, paints, photographs, makes books and fills in the gaps by creating and sending a wonderful variety of correspondence pieces. I’ve known Michael for almost twenty years, and I have to … Read More