Surface: In and Out of Africa

Surface: In and Out of Africa

For the December/January Art issue of Surface (the one with Kanye on the cover), I profiled celebrated fine-art photographer Jackie Nickerson. I could really relate to her nomadic lifestyle — her stints in Boston and southern Africa in particular. Read it...
Travel + Leisure: Essence Festival Durban

Travel + Leisure: Essence Festival Durban

I flew to Durban, South Africa, last weekend to cover the first-ever Essence Festival in Durban, a sister event to the wildly popular annual Essence Festival in New Orleans. It was a huge affair, taking over the International Convention Centre as well as the Moses...