Ed Heckerman

FAR Bazaar Project

Selections from the Memorial Kites and Clear History series

Description: Memorial Kites: Three Japanese kites made from inkjet photographs and bamboo. These portraits depict my friend Philip Keeping, my friend and teacher Masakazu Yoshizawa, and my father Earl Heckerman, all of whom are deceased. Clear History: Photographs taken in the soon to be destroyed photography facility and neighboring courtyard at Cerritos College.

Location: FA64A


Ed Heckerman holds a BA in Studio Art from Sonoma State University and an M.F.A. from California Institute of the Arts. He has taught photographic theory and practice at UCLA, Art Center College of Design, Claremont Graduate University, California State University Long Beach, and California State University, Northridge. He is currently Associate Professor of Photography at Cerritos College. Additionally, Mr. Heckerman has worked as a documentary photographer at the Human Geography Institute, University of Basel, Switzerland. He has exhibed widely at humble addresses in both Switzerland and the United Stats, including Cardwell Jimmerson Contemporary Arts, Raid Projects, The Brewery, LAX, Bolivar 2.0. His work has been published in Kyoto Journal (#62 and #83) and Blind Spot (#37).