In partnership with Watkins College of Art, Design, & Film the Watkins Community Education Department invites the public to our free Watkins Visiting Artists Series.
Upcoming 2012-13 Watkins Visiting Artists Series:
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
6:00 p.m. Reception, 6:30 p.m. Lecture in the Watkins Theater
Deborah Luster is best known for two long-term documentary series: One Big Self: Prisoners of Louisiana (1998-2003 with poet C. D. Wright), a collection of photographic portraits of prisoners from three Louisiana prisons including the infamous Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola; and Tooth for an Eye: A Chorography of Violence in Orleans Parish (2008-2011), cityscapes of locations in New Orleans where homicides have been committed. Monographs from these projects were published by Twin Palms Publishing.