Posts Tagged ‘art’

INTERSECTION luke kurtis exhibition

INTERSECTION luke kurtis exhibition

Over the last year one of my biggest projects was putting together my INTERSECTION photographic art exhibition. I haven’t posted about this side of my work at Jordan’s Journey as this site focuses on the genealogy side of things. Of course, the overall Jordan’s Journey project is a multimedia art project of which genealogical research […]


Seen & Unseen: The Inner World of Sahkanaga

Seen & Unseen: The Inner World of Sahkanaga

My post here today is a little off-topic from the usual genealogy/local history focus here at Jordan’s Journey. But what I want to talk about is relevant in a roundabout, artistic way. This past weekend I saw Sahkanaga. Sahkanaga is an unusual film for me to watch. Not because of anything to do with the […]


The Language of Genealogy

The Language of Genealogy

Learning about family history teaches you a lot about history in general. The obvious areas are things like the Civil War and even World War II. When you connect your family to the collective stories of history, suddenly those grand narratives seem a bit more personal. As a New Yorker I can’t help but wonder […]


Finns Point National Cemetery

Finns Point National Cemetery

Though the vast majority of my family–even going generations back–are rooted in Georgia and other parts of the south, there are some interesting burial locations in other parts of the country. I’ve yet to discover any direct family connections to New York, where I call home. But there are a couple of interesting family burials […]


Uncovering the Past through Art: Sacred Harp and Forgotten Family Memories

Uncovering the Past through Art: Sacred Harp and Forgotten Family Memories

Way back before Jordan’s Journey came out I was doing all kinds of work not only writing, photographing, and designing the book but also figuring out how this website was going to work, what I wanted to do for the book trailer, and of course the research itself. As an artist, most everything I do […]


The Art of Genealogy

The Art of Genealogy

The response to Jordan’s Journey has been extremely positive (just check out some of the recent press and see for yourself). Furthermore I’ve been contacted by a handful of people who have found me because of the press, this blog, or my social media updates. The connections are fascinating! For this synergy I am grateful. […]