Jim Goldberg — American Photographer

Jim Goldberg is an American photographer and writer whose work reflects long-term, in-depth collaborations with neglected, ignored, or otherwise outside-the-mainstream populations... (wikipedia)

My only agenda is to bring attention to otherwise ignored and shunned lives.
In order to figure this artmaking stuff out, it's trial and error and experimentation, and takes some time and hard thinking. Putting work out in many forms and stages is an extension of how I see things. I feel the art process is best served when it invites comments and constructive criticism from people.
I use my intuition. I tell my students: use your brains, but also use another part of yourself.
Every single immigrant is part of a larger history that needs to be communicated in all its ambivalences and complexities.
It's always good to find things that you haven't found before.