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
Lisa McCarty is an imagemaker and curator based in Durham, North Carolina. Her photographs and moving images have been seen in more than sixty national and international exhibitions and screenings. McCarty received her MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts from Duke University and is curator of the Archive of Documentary Arts at Duke’s Rubenstein Library. View more of her work on her website.