In collaboration withChristopher Stoudt, DNO produced a short documentary to bring light to wrongful convictions and the work IPNO (Innocence Project New Orleans) is doing to address the complex problems surrounding our criminal justice system.
On the shelves of our stores you'll find an array of publications, some of those out of California-basedHat & Beard Press. We sat down with Clark Allen (of Hat & Beard) to chat about his time living in New Orleans and how that, among other things, have influenced his life and work.
We got the chance to talk shop with Carson and Taylor, a couple of the founders ofAINT–BAD, one of the newest additions to our growing collection of publications. AINT–BAD is an independent publisher of new photographic art stationed in Savannah, Georgia. You can learn more about their missionhere.
We gave Lenore Seal some of our classic styles to photograph, and caught up with her to learn more about her work and what's informed it. Read more as we discuss her story, New Orleans, and why she creates what she does.
You may have seen Cayla's postcards in our shop — her work under the moniker Mattea's Hand. Playful, true, and pretty, her work is a favorite of ours. Cayla spoke with us about her work and how Louisiana has influenced it, through and through.
Maria is a barista at a DNO favorite – Mammoth Espresso. Only recently have we learned of her prolific creativity, though we wish we'd asked sooner. A Russian-American photographer and illustrator, Maria's PANSproject is immediately intriguing, gifting the viewer a truly fresh perspective. We had the pleasure of speaking with Maria about her work, the PANS project, and of course, New Orleans.
French Truck's Bobby Winston and Shane Hennessy have been working in coffee for 3-4 years and began traveling to source coffee a couple years ago. Initially traveling to coffee-sourcing havens like Nicaragua and Colombia, they've now travelled to numerous countries through the Friends of French Truck program in an effort to provide an honest and traceable account of who they buy their coffee from.