leslie grant, al bersch + nina pessin-whedbee in collaboration with the fishers in newport oregon are currently working on 'the fishing project'. they mention: "we would like to collaborate with anyone involved in fishing on the oregon voast, including residents of the area. we are interested in personal histories and storytelling, visual and verbal, in the form of photographs, video, conversations, writing, historical documents, and anything else you can think of. the work will be displayed at the oregon coast history center's pacific maritime & heritage museum in 2010." more details here.
[all leslie grant, al bersch, nina pessin-whedbee, the fishers in newport oregon. from the fishing project. 2009. top to bottom, photos by: jerry risley. al bersch + leslie grant. jim murphy.]