Press Coverage: Once Upon a Time in Almeria

Posted by on Sep 28, 2012 in Blog, Español, Exhibits, Press | No Comments
Press Coverage: Once Upon a Time in Almeria

My exhibit of photographs ‘Once Upon a Time in Almeria‘ is open at the Spanish Embassy in Washington, DC, through November 16.  We’ve had some great press coverage of the exhibit so far, especially in Spain. I did an interview with the EFE news agency which appeared in several papers, WAMU gave a shout out […]

Press from Almeria …

Posted by on Sep 4, 2012 in Blog, Español, Press | No Comments
Press from Almeria …

The article is also available online on the La Voz website here.

May 12: ‘SHORTCUT TO EUROPE:’ EU EMBASSIES’ OPEN HOUSE 2012

Posted by on May 6, 2012 in Blog, Exhibits | No Comments
May 12: ‘SHORTCUT TO EUROPE:’ EU EMBASSIES’ OPEN HOUSE 2012

I will have several new large prints on display at the old spanish Ambassador’s residence on 16th Street in Washington DC as part of this May 12 open house. Under the title “Made in Almeria,” I’ll be showing new photographs from my ongoing study of movie sets and locations in Almeria, Spain. Come by 10am […]

Straight to Hell

Posted by on Feb 20, 2012 in Almeria, Blog | No Comments
Straight to Hell

In August 1986, an unlikely crew descended on the Tabernas desert, including Joe Strummer, Courtney Love, Elvis Costello, members of the Pogues, Sy Richardson, and Jim Jarmusch. Even Dennis Hopper and Grace Jones jetted in for a day. The resulting film, Alex Cox’s Straight to Hell, was neither a commercial nor critical success, but it […]

Constellation Theater’s Blood Wedding

Posted by on Feb 2, 2012 in Blog, Exhibits | No Comments
Constellation Theater’s Blood Wedding

Constellation Theater‘s Blood Wedding opens this weekend at Source theater on 14th Street! The lobby will include a few of my photographs of the Cortijo del Fraile, the site of the real-life tragedy that inspired Lorca’s play. The image above was taken last November, showing the current state of the old cortijo. Lovers are torn […]

Aldous Huxley’s Almeria

Posted by on Dec 28, 2011 in Almeria, Blog | One Comment
Aldous Huxley’s Almeria

In mid-October of 1929, Aldous Huxley and his first wife Maria Nys set out on a road trip through Spain in their scarlet two-seated Bugatti. Starting in Barcelona, where Huxley had attended a conference which left him bored and wanting to escape, they went south along the coast through Valencia and Murcia, on to Almeria, […]

The Denver Mine

Posted by on Dec 24, 2011 in Almeria, Blog | One Comment
The Denver Mine

The surviving structures of the Denver mining plant hang precariously off the hillside above the town of Rodalquilar, inside the Cabo de Gata natural park. The buildings still bear black painted letters–”Dorm Block B,” “Guard Block D”–from a movie production almost 30 years ago. The foundations of the separation tanks create enormous circles at the […]