photographic darkroom

Contact Sheet

     -I’ve been taking an introductory b/w film class. While I’ve certainly shot film before, this is the first time I’ve ever developed and printed my own film. It was an amazing experience! I don’t often use this space to brag, but I’m pretty darn proud of myself…

     …even if the photos aren’t that great (there’s the self deprecation you were looking for!). ;)

American Shame
East Lawn, The Detroit Public Library, 7/14/17
#8x10 gelatin silver contact print -

Born and raised in the city, Walter is familiar with his favorite spot to read.
He found it today, after checking out, “American Shame, Stigma and the Body Politic.” It was edited by Myra Mendible and published in 2016. 

Marco Lorenzetti

The essays consider the role of shame as cultural practice and examine ways that public shaming enforce conformity and group coherence.