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Fully Qualified Survivor from Tara Young on Vimeo.
In honor of my dear friend Michael Chapman’s 70th birthday I am delighted to present my work-in-progress, short biopic Fully Qualified Survivor. It’s a piece I’ve been shooting on and off for years and I still have some wonderful interviews to add from Bridget St. John, NNCK Keith and the late, great Jack Rose… But here’s a little taste of Michael’s work if he’s not near and dear to you already.
Big hugs to you Michael! And to your to lovely wifey Andru too…
Handmade Portraits: Mabel Pike from Etsy on Vimeo.
Tlingit Native elder Mabel Pike has been doing needlework since she was six years old. At 91 she’s still passionate about her work and handing on the traditions of her culture. When I walked in her door to shoot this video she told me what I was doing was important, capturing part of the history of her clan and a dying craft. What a thrill to meet Mabel and document her story…
Read the full Etsy blog post.
Read more about the Alaska Native Arts Foundation from an Etsy blog post interview with founder Alice Rogoff.
Happy New Year dear friends! Here’s to a fantastic 2011.