Poet Matthew Hittinger’s sequence of dream poems centered around Marilyn Monroe make up the 26th installment of our Lyric Dream Project. More
When living in New York City, I met many writers. Some came into my MFA program, some I already knew, and some I just happened to meet. Advice of theirs sticks to me, all of it, but there are certain bits that haunt me. Two of these persistent thoughts came when I did not expect… More
When I left New York City, just about five years ago, I believed I was doing the right thing for my art. Over and over I insisted that it is better to be a full-time artist in the middle of nowhere than a part-time artist in the center of the universe. This theory has panned… More
Michael Massaia is one of an ever-shrinking group of photographers who still strictly use old-school methods. In our modern, digital, quick-fix world, it’s refreshing to come across a photographer with a honed process and an abundance of patience and skill.
For Afterlife, Michael used 11″x14″, 8″x10″ and 4″x5″ view cameras coupled with traditional black and white film… More
For Chinatown Nights, Michael used 11″x14″, 8″x10″ and 4″x5″ view cameras coupled with traditional black and white film to capture the highest possible resolution and dynamic range. After the image has been captured and the film developed, Michael hand-makes Platinum/Palladium prints utilizing a unique damp processing technique he developed. More