Multimedia and Photography
I believe the tools of analysis I’ve mastered in the academy are necessary but not sufficient for understanding, explaining, and responding to the contemporary condition. So I’ve learned other skills to complement those I’ve mastered. The most notable is photography. I’m particularly interested in the role of the visual in shaping our attitudes and our behaviors. In 2010 I conducted a year long black and white photography project–my goal was to take a black and white photo everyday. At least some of the pictures I took detail the lives of working class men and women in a way that none of my quantitative analyses can. What do you see?