Eugene Smith Award finalist is asked to respond to a series of queries
regarding her work. In response to the inquiry, I wrote an essay in which
I examined and explored my motivation for making photographs.
iiiiiiiiGenerally, only the
reviewers see proposal statements; the photographer/writer files or
iiiiiiiiIve been able
to capitalize on the production of my W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic
Photography proposal statement by tailoring it into a slide lecture which
debuted at Columbia College in Chicago in 1994.
iiiiiiiiSince 1994, I have
traveled around the country with this talk. Fees collected for the
performance of this lecture have provided ongoing support for Spirit Faith Grace Rage.