These images were taken in New Orleans, Havana, Dubai, and Prague. In the first two images, I photographed the decay. In the latter three, I photographed the majesty.
Adrienne Christian is a poet & writer, and fine art photographer. Her work has appeared in Hayden’s Ferry, CALYX, phoebe, Prairie Schooner, The Los Angeles Review as The Editor’s Choice, and others. She is the author of two poetry collections, 12023 Woodmont Avenue (Willow Books, 2013) and A Proper Lover (Main Street Rag, 2017). She is a fellow of both Cave Canem and Callaloo Writing Residencies. In 2007, she won the University of Michigan’s Five Under Ten Young Alumni Award. In 2016, she was a finalist for the Rita Dove International Poetry Award. She earned her PhD in English/Creative Writing from the University of Nebraska.