Joni Kabana

Born(year): 1956
Lives in: Portland, Oregon with extensive stays in Ethiopia
Latest exhibition: Blue Sky Drawers, opening March 2012
Coming, planned exhibition: Lightbox Portland, Astoria, Oregon (April 2012)
Inspiration (photographers): Shelby Lee Adams, Diane Arbus, James Friedman, Helen Levitt, Sally Mann, Mary Ellen Mark, Irving Penn
Inspiration (other): Various types of music, and films that keep you hanging; travel to remote areas

Quote: Even in our sleep, pain which cannot forget
falls drop by drop upon the heart
until, in our own despair, against our will,
comes wisdom through the awful grace of God. - Aeschylus