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The Clown UnMasked Series – A Comprehensive List 2010 – 2016

The Clown UnMasked

In 2010 I had a concept in my head one day that I should photograph my favorite subjects (Clowns) without their performance costume and makeup and match it with a performance shot. The ‘Unmask’ shot would be black and white and the performance shot in color.  I decided to call it The Clown UnMask. I began shooting in Feb. 2010 with one of the funniest clowns I know and admire. Glen Heroy.

I followed up with many more (almost 50) until I stopped shooting the series in 2016. Here is a comprehensive list of the performers (with links to the original posts) I documented in my ‘hallway’ studio. In the order in which I photographed them. Full post are reached by using the links. Some portrait are provided for visual excitement!

(The wall came down in 2016 so the series was discontinued)

Matt Mitler

Clowns ExMachina

John Leo

Eric Davis

Hilary Chaplain

Audrey Crabtree

Keith Nelson

Ambrose Martos

Joel Jeske

Amy Gordon

Rob Torres

Patrick de Valette

Tiffany Riley

Dick Monday

Julie Ferrier

Fred Blin

Tanya Elchuk

Nina Levine

Hew Parham

Mark Gindick

Peter Daniel Straus

Kevin C. Carr

Jeff Hess

Chris Allison

Drew Richardson

Lilli Sukula Lindblom

Mona Ray

Thom Monckton

Sampo Kurppa

Jenny Lee Mitchell

Michael Trautman

Jennifer Sargent

Maja Bieler

Helen Donnelly

James Godwin

Avner Eisenberg

Summer Shapiro

Neil Arthur James

Gustavo Pace

Didi Sanchezco

Kenny Raskin

Mooky Cornish

Adam Kuchler

Barry Lubin

Daniel Passer

Angela Delfini

Armitage Shanks

Matt Roper

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Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Revue @ Galapagos Art Space

With the news that Galapagos Arts Space is moving to Detroit, I wanted to post a series of photographs that I took while I documented the Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Revue there.
Here is a video collage and a few images from that series.
Currently Bindlestiff is presenting it’s monthly series (1st Monday of Every Month) at Dixon Place.

Jen Slaw Juggler
Jen Slaw – Juggler

Screen Shot 2014-12-08 at 2.07.31 PM
Keith Nelson – Host of Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Revue

Screen Shot 2014-12-08 at 2.07.46 PM
Catahoula Cajun Music Band

Screen Shot 2014-12-08 at 2.08.22 PM
Stephanie Monseau on the ‘Rola-Bola’.

Screen Shot 2014-12-08 at 2.08.34 PM
Magician/Ventroliquist Dave Cremmin

Screen Shot 2014-12-08 at 2.08.47 PM
Aerialist Amy Chen

Screen Shot 2014-12-08 at 1.54.38 PM
Clown/Comedian Jeff Seal

Screen Shot 2014-12-08 at 1.55.02 PM
Zero Boy with Tanya Elchuk

Screen Shot 2014-12-08 at 1.55.26 PM
Rob Lok

Screen Shot 2014-12-08 at 1.55.44 PM
Michael Richter

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Jan Damm

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Ekat MissEkaterina

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Magic Brian

Screen Shot 2014-12-08 at 2.00.41 PM
Sincerely Yours

Screen Shot 2014-12-08 at 2.01.56 PM
Le Gateau Chocalat

Screen Shot 2014-12-08 at 2.02.15 PM
Amazing Amy

Screen Shot 2014-12-08 at 1.56.56 PM
Cast of Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Revue at Galapagos Art Space.
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The Clown Un_Mask – Tanya Elchuk

Tanya was in NY for quite a few months performing solo and with  Zero Boy.

Tanya performing at The Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Show. Delightfully funny!

Tanya originates from Thunder Bay, Canada.

Here is a review of a duet show she performed in Winnipeg last year.

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