i recently had the opportunity to photograph comedian/actress alyssa limperis and a giant swinging chair for middlebury college. these are probably my favorite kinds of shoots to do — going to a subject’s home with no preconceived notions, and just seeing what we can conjure up together. like many performers, alyssa mines her own life, family, and it’s associated eccentricities and tragedies for comedic material. earlier this year decider.com dubbed her “the next gilda radner”.
the sidebar of the magazine had us take photos of a few of alyssa’s characters, below: