The creation of the Alphabet was an epic adventure and labor of love. For the longest time I had the idea or creating a human alphabet inspired by the wonderful illustrator Erte. I knew we had the perfect subject in circus performer and physical poet, Erika Lemay whom Douglas had photographed a number of times for various publications and projects. The stars aligned to get our dream crew together during the summer of 2015 and the production of this project was my 81st birthday present to Douglas. What better gift than working and taking photographs. That’s what he loves best. […]
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