author: spotlight q&a with soledad o’brien
In addition to LI Pulse’s monthly Spotlight Q&A column, Aileen Jacobson writes about the arts for the New York Times and other publications. A former arts and media writer for Newsday, she is also the author of two books.
photog: spotlight q&a with soledad o’brien
Gary Lupton grew up amidst major cultural and political upheaval, and reinvention in apartheid Cape Town, South Africa. Those images of hope, often juxtaposed against devastation, which colored his daily upbringing, are reflected in his photography today, which strives to convey a sense of the beautiful and interesting, be it familiar or alienating. garylupton.com.
author: fiji’s marvelous trance
Bruce Northam has reported (mostly good news) from 125 countries—including Antarctica. His keynote speech Street Anthropology is a hit on campuses. His book Globetrotter Dogma is an ode to freestyle wandering. americandetour.com.
author: who’s cooking?
A speech pathologist and journalist, Marie Ann Mordeno also represents authors and artists for her business, The Author’s Studio. Her interest in chefs and restaurants is a natural progression of her lifestyle on Long Island.
photog: objects of desire
Luke Hanscom grew up in Houston, TX. After attending Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, CA, he landed in the greater New York City area where he still resides today. His still life photography, exhibited in such publications as GenLux, reflect his influences in graphic design and conceptual art while maintaining the attributes required by commercial clients such as Kate Spade.