Danielle DeJesus

Premiere DateJul 14, 2015
00:00 Danielle DeJesus
01:33 Sunflower Seeds and Quarter Waters
03:04 Growing Up in Bushwick
05:36 Beards and Glasses
07:44 Stuck In Between
10:18 New and the Old
14:29 Photo With Mom
20:13 Girl Outside the Garden
23:26 Future of the Project
24:34 Hola
27:10 Finish

Artist Danielle DeJesus was born and raised in Bushwick. About ten years ago, when she was in high school, she realized the neighborhood starting to change. She noticed “bodegas turning into swanky bars, supermarkets blaring english rock music instead of salsa,” and her mom started getting calls from landlords offering the family  cash to move out of their apartment. It’s these changes that inspired Danielle to pick up a camera, and for last few years Danielle has been photographing the Bushwick she remembers, hoping to evoke the sights, sounds, and smells of the neighborhood before it started to change. This week on the show Danielle talks about growing up in Bushwick, photography, her conflicted views on gentrification, and her love of David’s Sunflower Seeds.

HOST Thomas
Thomas grew up in Northern California where he fell in love with music and photography while going to punk shows and shooting skate photos. He photography in college, which may or may not qualify him to host an…