An impassioned, erudite set of essays by an award-winning filmmaker, photographer and rebelliously inveterate man of conscience. The imperative of art in our lives now, as always, but as never before. As the current political, cultural word threatens to suffocate our consciousnesses, the author fearlessly throws down the gauntlet to his readers and fellow practitioners. Here is a list of ideas to incite artists to action through their work. A journey through his uncultured childhood to the revelation of fine arts, literature and especially his beloved photography. An essay on the practice of photography: a guide to discovering form, content, and techniques. And finally, his dream to overcome the limitations of the world we all of us share.