This is the first video in a personal multimedia project. Three Minutes will spotlight different artists from all genres offering a triptych look into their artistic endeavors. The full post can be read at brainjobs.us/kewink/2013/06/kicking3abdul-khaliq/
Artistically Speaking - Brian Stokes
This video features natural artist Brian Stokes. He spoke with Taylor Prejean and Karen Wink of the American Press about his art and how prison introduced color to his work.
Christy Scothorn is the first female tattoo artist in Lake Charles. She studied art at McNeese and became a tattoo artist to making a living creating art. She is the owner of the popular Lake Charles shop, Atomic Heart Tattoo. I photographed her using Tri-X (still to be developed) and shot a few polaroids.
Ashley Withers and I interviewed Marguerite Meaux, a nurse that worked the maternity ward of Lake Charles Memorial Hospital during the deadly 1957 storm -hurricane Audrey. I had 60 minutes of great interview to edit. It was a challenge to break it down to 12 minutes and remain true to the story and the setting. Plus, I spent many hours looking for photos and anything about Hurricane Audrey.
This is the fourth video in a series for americanpress.com featuring artists from around the Lake Area. Lake Charles Civic Ballet dancer and choreographer Andrew Anderson is featured this week. Anderson has performed lead roles in many of the company’s productions most recently as the prince in Sleeping Beauty.
Louisiana Poet Laureate Julie Kane reads her poetry including poems inspired by the Louisiana Bicentennial and Lake Charles history at the Imperial Calcasieu Museum on Saturday, May 12. The event was presented by the Lake Charles Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Arts Council of SWLA. (COMPLETE AUDIO)
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