A Creole Wild West "Wild Man" at West Fest, Algiers, April 20, 2008
This is a "Wild Man", one of four from The Creole Wild West, the first and oldest Black Indian tribe in New Orleans. Here she has taken off part of her costume after parading a couple of miles in full costume in the heat of the mid day sun.
The Creole Wild West have been documented as masking fifty years prior to any other tribe. They claim to have recently… Continue
By the time most of you read this I will be back in New Orleans working for and with a number of friends including Ronald Lewis and Sunpie Barnes (see photo above). With their help I will explore more of the unique and vital cultural threads which make this… Continue
First, thanks for the invitation to participate here and thanks for providing such an interesting space for the Louisville photography community to interact. Also, thanks to all of you who have made comments and looked at my work.
As time permits I plan to use this blog feature to provide information and updates on my activities for those who may be… Continue
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The first time you use the uploader, you'll see a pop-up window that says "This applet was signed by Ning Inc and… Continue
My entire life my dad has worked 80 hours a week foaling thoroughbreds, and yesterday was no different other than the fact it was his 58th birthday. My husband, sister, niece and I decided to meet up at the farm armed with cupcakes and gift cards to celebrate the occasion.
The farms are always incredibly beautiful and there is always something unique to see. I wish it hadn't been dark and rainy when we got there, but I was able to catch some interesting things.
American culture is formalist. American culture is hidden, is about hiding, is about lies and obscuring the truth. Commercial art is the highest expression of formal art. Content is principle but if that form is not the right form it will actually hide your… Continue
Added by Bil Brown on April 4, 2008 at 12:00pm —