Airs Friday February 28, at 9:00 pm on Ch. 5.1
For Albuquerque flamenco artist Jesus Muñoz, the dancer is vital to the music.
“We are music. We have a certain rhythm and if you’re not clear with that rhythm you can’t bring in those musicians, you have to be a musical instrument.”
Photographer Giles Clement uses the 20th century craft of wet-plate photography to create unique portraits.
“The lens is made in 1849 so it’s a hundred and sixty-four years old and it actually predates web plates, so it was made for daguerreotypes, which is the first real method of photography.”
Nicholas Harper’s vivid Byzantine-inspired portraits are like characters from a dream.
“I attempt to distort the human form in such a way that we don’t take it for granted.”
Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner Philip Roth reflects on his work.
“I had seemed to be having a somewhat unique experience as an American writer.”