1. Dessert Inspired By 'Where Michael Douglas Jumped at Venice Pier'' LA-LIKE: Transgressing the Pacific, Dessert Concepts & Recipes

    MICHAEL DOUGLAS Concepts: warm, wood, multi-layered and multi-textured, beautiful superficially, complex and multifaceted beneath. Dessert: Caramel and apple tart with meringue Photography and Dessert by Caitlin Williams Freeman
  2. Dessert Inspired By 'Where Dennis Wilson Disappeared in Marina del Rey' LA-LIKE: Transgressing the Pacific, Dessert Concepts & Recipes

    DENNIS WILSON Concepts: petroleum, inedible, tobacco, alcohol, charred, cake shape to resemble life preserver?, Dessert: Stout cake, tequila ganache, tobacco smoked salt Photography and Dessert by Caitlin Williams Freeman
  3. Dessert Inspired by 'Where Capt Bob Hyde Disappeared at Manhattan Beach' LA-LIKE: Transgressing the Pacific, Dessert Concepts & Recipes

    BOB HYDE Concepts: purity of flavor, loneliness, humid/fog, sable/sandiness, crisp white (lifeguard tower), composition: square, horizon line. Sandy bottom, foggy sea mist on top of the sand. Dense, rich, wet, but still light. Dessert: Coffee and cognac parfait atop salted shortbread Photography and Dessert By Caitlin Williams Freeman
  4. Dessert Inspired By 'Where Natalie Wood Disappeared off Catalina Island' LA-LIKE: Transgressing the Pacific, Dessert Concepts & Recipes

    NATALIE WOOD concepts: shimmery, dark, luxurious and rich, shock of red (lipstick, her red down coat she was drowned in), harvest catalina cherry (“prunus ilicifolia ssp. Lyonii”) on the island Dessert: Chocolate caramel with sweetened, dried catalina cherries. Topped with lustre dust and sea salt. Photography by Clay McLachlan
  5. Dessert Inspired by 'Where Roger Wade Disappeared At Malibu Colony' LA-LIKE: Transgressing the Pacific, Dessert Concepts & Recipes

    ROGER WADE concepts: gin/martini, 60’s nostalgic dessert, lady in ocean in billowy dress = floating meringues, salted licorice Dessert: Sambuca and mint salted meringue Photography by Clay McLachlan
  6. Dessert Inspired by 'Where Aimee Semple McPherson Disappeared At Ocean Park' LA-LIKE: Transgressing the Pacific, Dessert Concepts & Recipes

    AIMEE SEMPLE MCPHERSON Concepts: white, cotton candy, fluff, harvested oranges and fennel from echo park, near foursquare church Dessert: Salted fennel and orange cotton candy. Photography by Clay McLachlan
  7. Dessert Inspired by 'Where Norman Maine Disappeared at Laguna Beach LA-LIKE: Transgressing the Pacific, Dessert Concepts & Recipes

    NORMAN MAINE Concepts: orange, black, calm, beautiful and perfect exterior, simmering fire-y interior Dessert: Whiskey burnt orange chocolate truffle topped with sea salt Photography by Clay McLachlan

LA-LIKE: Transgressing the Pacific, Dessert Concepts & Recipes

MICHAEL DOUGLAS (from the film Falling Down)

Concepts: warm, wood, multi-layered and multi-textured, beautiful superficially, complex and multifaceted
beneath.

Dessert: Caramel and apple tart with meringue

DENNIS WILSON

Concepts: petroleum, inedible, tobacco, alcohol, charred, cake shape to resemble life preserver?,

Dessert: Stout cake, tequila ganache, tobacco smoked salt

BOB HYDE (from the film Coming Home)

Concepts: purity of flavor, loneliness, humid/fog, sable/sandiness, crisp white (lifeguard tower), composition:
square, horizon line. Sandy bottom, foggy sea mist on top of the sand. Dense, rich, wet, but still light.

Dessert: Coffee and cognac parfait atop salted shortbread

ROGER WADE (from the film The Long Goodbye)

concepts: gin/martini, 60’s nostalgic dessert, lady in ocean in billowy dress = floating meringues, salted licorice

Dessert: Sambuca and mint salted meringue

NATALIE WOOD

concepts: shimmery, dark, luxurious and rich, shock of red (lipstick, her red down coat she was drowned in),
harvest catalina cherry (“prunus ilicifolia ssp. Lyonii”) on the island

Dessert: Chocolate caramel with sweetened, dried catalina cherries. Topped with lustre dust and sea salt.

AIMEE SEMPLE MCPHERSON

Concepts: white, cotton candy, fluff, harvested oranges and fennel from echo park, near foursquare church

Dessert: Salted fennel and orange cotton candy.

NORMAN MAINE (from the 1954 version of A Star Is Born)

Concepts: orange, black, calm, beautiful and perfect exterior, simmering fire-y interior

Dessert: Whiskey burnt orange chocolate truffle topped with sea salt

 
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  1. Images (7)
    1. Dessert Inspired By 'Where Michael Douglas Jumped at Venice Pier''
    2. Dessert Inspired By 'Where Dennis Wilson Disappeared in Marina del Rey'
    3. Dessert Inspired by 'Where Capt Bob Hyde Disappeared at Manhattan Beach'
    4. Dessert Inspired By 'Where Natalie Wood Disappeared off Catalina Island'
    5. Dessert Inspired by 'Where Roger Wade Disappeared At Malibu Colony'
    6. Dessert Inspired by 'Where Aimee Semple McPherson Disappeared At Ocean Park'
    7. Dessert Inspired by 'Where Norman Maine Disappeared at Laguna Beach"
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    4. Huffington Post (2011) Natalie Wood's Disappearance as Captured by L.A. Artist Zoe Crosher
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Projects
  • The New LA-LIKE
    1. LA-LIKE: Prospecting Palm Fronds
    2. LA-LIKE: Escaped Exotics
    3. LA-LIKE: Unlit Lightboxes
    4. LA-LIKE: Fools Gold Dust (Mimic) Paintings
    5. LA-LIKE: Day For Night (or Sunlight As Spotlight)
    6. The Manifest Destiny Billboard Project, in conjunction with LAND
    7. Shangri-LA'd & Expanded Shangri-LA'd
    8. LA-LIKE: Mirage
    9. LA-LIKE: Composition I-10, Desert Center
    10. The Manifest Destiny Billboard Perfume
    11. LA Disappearing Frond-Like
    12. LA-LIKE: Transgressing the Pacific
    13. LA-LIKE: Transgressing the Pacific, Dessert Concepts & Recipes
    14. For An Evening with Eve Babitz, at the Chateau Marmont
    15. LA-LIKE: LAXART Billboard
    16. The Pools I Shot
    17. LA-LIKE
    18. LA-LIKE (LOST)
    19. Tear Sheet Posters
  • The Michelle duBois Project
    1. The Additive Dust Series
    2. The Disbanding of Michelle duBois
    3. Mae Wested
    4. The Disappearing of Michelle duBois
    5. The Vanishing of Michelle duBois
    6. Silhouetted
    7. The Uniqued Series
    8. All Her Shadows
    9. Blackened Last Four Days & Nights in Tokyo
    10. The Other Disappeared Nurse
    11. Almost the Same
    12. The Unveiling of Michelle duBois
    13. The Unraveling of Michelle duBois
    14. Obfuscated
    15. The Reconsidered Archive of Michelle duBois
    16. Polaroided
    17. Posed Postcards
  • Out The Window (LAX)
  • The Santa Cruz Kids
  • The Fainting Club
    1. The Fainting Club (London)
    2. The Fainting Club (New York)
    3. The Fainting Club (Los Angeles)
    4. The Fainting Club (More Cities)
    5. The Fainting Club (About)
  • Publications
    1. LA-LIKE: Transgressing the Pacific, Published by Hesse Presse, Los Angeles, CA - Spring 2016 (Sold Out)
    2. Both Sides of Sunset: Photographing Los Angeles (May 2015) Published by Metropolis Books
    3. Forthcoming: The Re-duBois Book
    4. Returning to Berlin / Publication curated by Kim Schoen - Motto, Berlin (August 2013)
    5. Why Art Photography? by Lucy Soutter (2013) Published by Routelage
    6. Volume 4: The Disappearance of Michelle duBois, aka *Mitchi* (Fall 2012) Published by Aperture Ideas
    7. Volume 3: The Unveiling of Michelle duBois, aka *Cricket* (Spring 2012) Published by Aperture Ideas
    8. Volume 2: The Unraveling of Michelle duBois, aka *Alice Johnson* (Fall 2011) Published by Aperture Ideas
    9. Volume 1: The Reconsidered Archive of Michelle duBois, aka *Kathy* (Spring 2011) Published by Aperture Ideas
    10. Out the Window (LAX) with essays by Norman Klein, Pico Iyer, & Julian Meyers (2007)
    11. NTNTNT (2004)
    12. L.A. Now: Volume One, Published by Art Center College of Design, August 2002