Published by Kirk R. Tuck at his blog The Visual Science Lab, May 23:
Monday, May 23, 2011
Photographing Suzan-Lori Parks at work. Behind the scenes at Zach.
Just like 90% of other humans I like to think I'm pretty smart. Reality? Probably right in the middle of the Bell Curve. Smart enough to know about the Bell Curve but not smart enough to make up my own curve. But my profession tends to give me reality checks all the time. Yesterday's reality check came courtesy my friends at Zachary Scott Theatre. They asked me to photograph Suzan-Lori Parks at work. Don't know who Suzan-Lori Parks is? See, we're all sitting right in the middle of the big Bell Curve....together.
Suzan-Lori Parks is the first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for playwriting, is the recipient of a MacArthur Genius Award, won a Guggenheim, nominated for a Tony award, and so much more. She's in town to put the finishing touches and polish on her latest work, The Book of Grace. Here's what the folks at Zach have to say: . . . .