I watched a little of Wayne LePierre’s 22 March speech at CPAC. As he spoke, I began to wish that this man, the CEO of the NRA, the head of an immensely powerful and rich organization with unparalleled access to our political leaders, had something better to say. I began to wonder what was inside […]
Indiana by Akil Steamship is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
Brazilian laws governing photography provide almost no protection to the photographer, while making them incredibly vulnerable to legal action. The fear of legal action is pervasive among the Brazilian photographer community. But creativity rarely respects boundaries; like water it flows around obstacles while at the same time wearing them down. If you look at Brazilian […]
This is a poem about how spaces feel. I tried to ask the spaces themselves, so that I would not misrepresent their feelings. They were uncomfortably silent.
I had the great honor last spring of being invited by author Kwame Yonatan to exhibit along side the launch of his second book Nasce um Desejo. All the photos are medium format, taken on a Fujica GW690 and lovingly hand dipped. Prints are available. *Side note: Kwame is the possible originator and patent holder […]
Listen to the story. Read the pictures.
Click a photo to enlarge. Then play “The Tipping Point” by The Roots. Repeat for best results.
Hey ya’ll. Sorry for the delay but your favourite one man magazine is back. Over the next few weeks I’ll be rolling out “Americana,” a series of images and mini-essays about America. Hope you like it. In other news, I’ve been doing instagram as of late @akilsteamship. Go, look, make your eyes happy. As always, […]
The United States of America and the Bible have some things in common. They are large, studied extensively and of great consequence to human history. Somehow, despite their complexity, both manage to seem familiar to the multitudes. If asked, the average person on this planet will have a formed opinion about both. We think we […]