a very quick but sweet visit with my dear friend Shahida this morning <3
with Erica Jae and Bleu Cease at Rochester Contemporary Art Center (photographs by debora).
there is a fundraiser going on at roco for daniel prude’s family. pls check it out. i bought a fabulous collage by Erica Bryant. also, hispanic heritage celebration day is coming up on oct 11. it’s virtual, don’t miss it!
lovely meeting with the gorgeous Debora McDell Hernandez and Annette Ramos at Rochester Contemporary Art Center. so good to come home to this beautiful fam.
friendsarefamily #womenofcolorrock #roco #art #rochesterny
an adventure to gather outdoors in rainy weather on my dear friend drorah’s deck and share a delicious meal. thank u for ur fabulous hospitality drorah, and thank u for ur warmth and brilliance arseniy, nate, emily, roberta and jon <3
hospitalityisanart #rainorshine #deckfun #friendsarelife #rochesterny
two beautiful shoots today with two brilliant women. thank u Lu Highsmith and Tonya Noel for ur time and support. it rained on a day of filming, in spite of all my efforts to move things around. my friend judy toyer told me not to be afraid of the rain but rather to embrace it. best advice ever – thank u Rajesh Barnabas. couldn’t have done it without u.
theinjuredbody #film #documentary #racism #america #neelumfilms #womenofcolorrock #microaggressionsarereal #rochesterny
catching up with reilly and michael, chai with mahreen, and then dinner at furoshiki with mariko and donna – a day well spent <3
my day so far. uplifting, powerful meetings with two strong women: Tania and Shabnam – women of color are beautiful <3 mexico, india, pakistan
womenofcolorarebeautiful #conversationsareimportant #spotcoffee #rochesterny
walks with lovely friends (thank u Wegdan, Muna and Sireesha) and then a small get together organized by my beautiful Obaida jaan – thank u Obaida, Fabeha, Muna and Shaista. palestine, india, afghanistan and pakistan <3
wonderful conversation at spot coffee today with the wonderful Sonia Hadchiti and Noelle Knowelle Evans <3
spotcoffee #rochesterny #conversationsarepriceless #journalism #film #writing #furureprojects
my favorite place to walk in pittsford: lock 32 canal state park. always reliably gorgeous.
pittsfordny #lock32 #parksareessential #walksinthepark rochesterny
such a lovely evening with amazing friends. thank u for ur hospitality Anjum. feeling blessed <3
friendsarefamily #pittsfordny summerevenings #backyardfun
my day so far. with the beautiful Yvonne Colton, Rachel Anne and Isabelle Bartter <3
rochesterny #friendstime #flyingsquirrel #spotcoffee
with kristin and pam last evening <3
my airbnb host is bonnie gloris, an artist, and her artwork is everywhere in the house. love it ?
bonniegloris #art #rochesterny
having breakfast in my own sunroom this morning:)
rochesterny #parkavenue #quietmorning