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Hold That Tail!

Hold That Tail!

It was the year of the pig with no name.  When nonno brought home a baby pig from the livestock market in Campobasso in the early Spring, he cautioned me not to name it.  In previous years, including just a couple of months prior, I ended up squealing too when my...
In Appalachia, Living a Spectacle

In Appalachia, Living a Spectacle

We heard that the war was coming. We heard we were the victims & we were the perpetrators & we were the problem & we were the future. We heard a television man was coming with his camera & his vest & his eyes squinting against a hatless skyglare....
301 Motel

301 Motel

301 Motel Much of my work is in photomontage and mixed media. This image is a synthesis of several I made as traffic crept slowly down 301 in north Florida. Some people don’t care for the cut-across route from I95, south of Jacksonville, over to I75. They say it’s...
Etymology of Denial

Etymology of Denial

Not, in fact, a river wedgedthrough Africa, but instead a hamletin Northwest Ohio. The mayor speaksGerman, as does the teacher, and the priestand the children, and even the Moroccanwho moved in the previous year. Alleyways do not exist in Denial: you’re either a...
Entrapment

Entrapment

Entrapment Morgan Stephenson’s current body of work focuses on the relationship with her paternal grandmother and its continuance after her death. She reexamines memories and emotions through archival imagery, familial heirlooms and storytelling from a personal...