Arlene Gottfried, Photographer, on Her New Book Bacalaitos & Fireworks
, a photographer who has shot for theVoice
over many decades (most recently shooting ourcover story "Class Struggle"
earlier this year) has a new book out calledBacalaitos & Fireworks
. With a forward by Benecio Del Toro, the book is a beautiful look at theLoisaida/Nuyorican
culture of the Lower East Side in the 1970s. We caught up with Arlene in her studio to talk about her work in the above audio slide show. She'll be giving alecture at her book launch tonight
, Tuesday, August 2nd, from 7-9 PM, at the Powerhouse Arena, 37 Main Street in DUMBO.
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