In late winter I was invited to shoot an editorial on the ex-hasidic pop star Lipa Schmeltzer. This involved a 16-hour day travelling around NY with Lipa and writer Joe Winkler. It was a fascinating and exhausting day full of surprising moments and poignant insights. You can now experience the editorial online in Tablet Magazine.
It has just been announced that Michael Alpert has been named a 2015 NEA National Heritage Fellow, recognizing “the recipients’ artistic excellence and support their continuing contributions to our nation’s traditional arts heritage.” I am lucky enough to be able to consider Michael Alpert a mentor, teacher, and friend. Over the years, I’ve had the […]