"You're dealing with a disappearing moment. It's there (Snap!) and it's gone, and the only way that it's recognized as having happened is you observing it, knowing it and photographing it. So you are the repository. And I think that it's great if you can make prints out of it and share this, but at Read more...

"You're dealing with a disappearing moment. It's there (Snap!) and it's gone, and the only way that it's recognized as having happened is you observing it, knowing it and photographing it. So you are the repository. And I think that it's great if you can make prints out of it and share this, but at a certain point, if you've done it long enough, you don't really, you don't really have to. It's for you. It's just for you."--Joel Meyerowitz, discussing Vivian Maier.

Retired professor of theatre living in Portland, Oregon.

Two books I've made happen: Singing Away the Hunger, and Basali! Women in Lesotho

Also Love and Thunder! now out of print.

"You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive." --James Baldwin.

Thanks to Sue for the portrait of me.

Email: kendallishere at gmail dot com