Claudia Luthi : The Shoe From Peru

Claudia Luthi : The Shoe From Peru

This project (2008) is about a little girl’s shoe that is traveling around the world going from photographer to photographer. In the past 5 years the shoe has been to Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and North America and it has been photographed by 46...
Galina Kurlat

Galina Kurlat

I met Galina Kurlat in New Orleans last December at PhotoNola. I was immediately taken by her images and had some time to chat with her about the series Safe Distance. I wanted to know more about the project and her way of working so I asked her to share some...
Heidi Lender

Heidi Lender

When do you think you created your first successful photograph? What brought you to this moment? Your question made me do a little retrospective of my short life as a photographer! I’m not sure if I’d use the word successful, but the first image I created...

Jake Shivery

Blue Mitchell: Please tell me a little bit about your background and how you became the Jake Shivery. Jake Shivery: Geez. Usual story – starts up out East, ends up out West. This ain’t my first port town. Can you explain your photographic process from concept to...
Zelda Zinn

Zelda Zinn

Tell us more about your background and how you came to photography. I grew up in Houston, Texas in a big family. From my earliest days I used to draw and dream up art projects. My parents are culture vultures, and were always taking us on trips, to art museums and...
Russell Joslin

Russell Joslin

How long have you been shooting self portraits? For about 15 years. I had done some before that, but not with serious intent. Can you remember your first successful self portrait? How did it come about? I really can’t remember a specific image that I would call my...
Tom Chambers

Tom Chambers

Interview with Tom Chambers, originally posted August 3rd, 2010 Tell us more about your background (where you grew up; childhood experiences) and how you came to photography. I was born and raised on a farm in the Amish Country of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Following...
Doug Ethridge

Doug Ethridge

Interview with Doug Ethridge conducted by photographer J Swofford (abnormalimage.com) originally posted September 1st, 2009 Can you describe your first involvement in photography? Going way back to late grade school/junior high, I had an instamatic camera that I used...
Lane Collins

Lane Collins

Interview with Lane Collins originally posted July 8, 2009   Tell us more about your background and how you came to photography. I grew up in North Carolina and started taking pictures as a teenager. My mother gave me my first SLR for my 16th birthday, and I started...
Aline Smithson

Aline Smithson

Interview with Aline Smithson Originally posted on Wednesday, July 8, 2009 Where did you grow up and what was it like living there? I grew up in Los Angeles, in a wonderful neighborhood called Silverlake. It was an ethnically diverse area, with lots of artists and...
Paul Karabinis

Paul Karabinis

Interview with Paul Karabinis originally posted May 5th, 2009   I grew up in Gainesville, Florida. In the 1960s it was your classic college town. Everything seemed to revolve around the University of Florida. I spent a lot of time on campus as both of my parents...
Bastien Desfriches Doria

Bastien Desfriches Doria

Interview with Bastien Desfriches Doria May 5th, 2009 I was born in Paris, France, but mostly lived in different areas of France. Until age 7 I lived in a small town near Montpellier in South France called Bezier. Then me and my family moved to Rennes, the capital...
Natalie Young

Natalie Young

Interview with Natalie Young Originally posted March 3rd, 2009   Where did you grow up?  Can you tell me what it was like for you growing up? I had a great childhood, really. I grew up Texas and then Arkansas.  We lived in Houston until I was 12.  I went from living...
Suzanne Rochette

Suzanne Rochette

Interview with Suzanne Rochette March 3rd, 2009 Where did you grow up? Can you tell me what it was like for you growing up? I was born and raised in Quebec city, capital of the Province of Quebec in the french part of Canada. We had a cottage near the St-Laurence...
Nhung Dang

Nhung Dang

Interview with Nhung Dang originally posted Feb 17, 2009 Where did you grow up? Can you tell me what it was like for you growing up? I was originally born in Hanoi; my families were among the boat people who left Vietnam in the late 70s. We came to live in England...
Jason DeMarte

Jason DeMarte

Q&A with Jason DeMarte Why do you do what you do? Honestly I’m not sure how to answer this, my art is I and I am my art. I always have a hard time explaining this to people outside the art world. It is just something I do. What have you learned from another artist...
Dorothy Shoes

Dorothy Shoes

Interview with Dorothy Shoes, originally posted July 29th, 2008   Where did you grow up? Can you tell me what it was like for you growing up? I grow up in a small town in the middle of France. My mother is a writer, and my father was the boss of a high quality...
Zeb Andrews

Zeb Andrews

Interview with Zeb Andrews, Portland, Oregon originally posted July 29th, 2008   Where did you grow up? Can you tell me what it was like for you growing up? Originally I was born in Seattle and around the age of 4 or so I moved to Yacolt, Washington. Yacolt is, or...