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Photo Talk with Portland Press Herald: Ariana’s Story

Saturday, January 28 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Main Library
Audience: Adults

314000-photos-of-the-year-2016_soukup_16Chrissy Chavez, Troy Jethro and their 5-year-old daughter, Arianna, lived in the woods in Portland for weeks this summer before finding an apartment in Auburn. Photographer Brianna Soukup and reporter Randy Billings will join Chrissy to talk about the complicated process of telling their story. They’ll explain how photographers and writers collaborate, discuss why Chrissy and Troy opened up their lives and relate what the experience has been like for all of them.