TCF Ep. 263 - Christopher Cushman

Christopher Cushman was born and raised in Detroit Michigan. Growing up in Detroit in the 60's and 70's gave him a unique perspective on people, which is central to and has informed his work to this day. He received his degree in Design and Illustration from Ferris State University. He began his career in photography during the 80's attracted to portraiture as a means to understand the human condition.

Christopher has had showings at galleries in Detroit and at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) in Toronto's and has been extensively published. Christopher has specialized in dance photography and has photographed dancers from Alvin Ailey, and Garth Fagen in New York as well as Toronto's Ballet Creole.   He has published a book on Dance in 2008 entitled "Dance Through Life" and is completing two new volumes, one of portraiture Called BLACKBOOK30 a critical response to the work of Robert Mapplethorpe and a documentary piece entitled FIERCE! Being Black, Being Gay. Christopher has resided in Toronto for the last 17 years.

Resources:

 

http://www.epiphanynoir.com/men

 

http://www.michaelchambers.ca/Testset/G/

 

http://alejandrosantiagophotography.com

 

http://zoegemelli.com

 

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