“Ashley Minner and Sean Scheidt are this week’s Close Up Baltimore storytellers. They have decided to focus on elder immigrants to disrupt the hateful rhetoric flying around. Ashley and Sean want to show that good people come from every part of the world and also that immigrants built/build Baltimore.” Like Close Up Baltimore on […]
“Go forth and kick ass!”[i] was the directive given to me by Dr. Lowery Stokes Sims, recently retired Curator Emerita of the Museum of Arts and Design, former executive director of the Studio Museum in Harlem, and former curator for the Metropolitan Museum of Art. How did I end up in conversation with such […]
Ashley Minner and Sean Scheidt recently collaborated on a photo essay for the second print edition of Bmore Art: A Journal of Art + Ideas, themed “Money.” Their essay, entitled The Neighborhood Changed: A Collaboration, features short stories told by a wide cross-section of East Baltimore’s residents in an attempt to form a larger story of gentrification that […]
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Check out the photo essay one some of my work in my home community that was recently published by Open Society Institute Baltimore.
I was granted Project Development funding by Alternate ROOTS to continue a collaboration between myself and another visual artist in Portobelo, Panama, Gustavo Esquina de la Espada. I traveled to Panama for the first time in June 2012, through a ROOTS Artistic Assistance Professional Development grant. I chose to go to Portobelo to continue my […]