Wendy Brenner’s classic 2005 profile of snake enthusiast Dean Ripa, who died Saturday. By now I’ve grown accustomed (and rather devoted) to Dean’s rhetorical style—outrageous overstatement, subsequent qualification—but I think I recognize something else, something authentic here: a certain strain of introverted misanthropy… | May, 2017
Stephanie Dowda’s series 33 Marks reflects on illness and loss. The series is named for the folds on each image, created by creasing unexposed sheets of 4x5 film. Each mark signifies a moment in time, reminding viewers to consider the preciousness of life.