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About photographybykeena

A rock n' roll photographer I curator I social media correspondent

When in Rome – Mind the drain

We were traveling as a family of four and staying just around the corner from the Piazza Navona in a cute little place called Hotel Teatro Pace. Just a few paces from our front door there was a lively little … Continue reading

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Music + Revolution: Greenwich Village in the 1960’s

The line-up was impressive. John Sebastian (you know him from his song “Summer in the City” – crazy how accurate the lyrics represent this summer), Jesse Colin Young (he sang that tune “Get Together” – which everyone did at the … Continue reading

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Call 911 I’ve Lost My Parents!

The struggle was real. How do I tell my Mom? We’re supposed to be a family. Traveling as a family. How selfish of me to say I wanted to leave Paris a day early so I could head over to … Continue reading

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Prague – Saints, Sun and Beer

The first time I visited Prague I fell in love. For years my friend Mark had been encouraging me to visit saying I would love the architecture which was virtually unaffected by WWII. It took some time, some planning, and … Continue reading

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Maui Wedding

Last year I was in Bali on my honeymoon. Before embarking on our trip my husband and I had heard rumblings of a possible volcano eruption but we were hellbent on getting out of dodge so we crossed our fingers … Continue reading

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Rock n Roll photographer for hire in NYC

It’s officially one year since being in my studio (Long Island City) and I’m happy to confirm it’s up and running and open for business. If you know of any bands and/or musicians looking for original and artsy social media … Continue reading

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One of a kind photograph up for auction on Paddle 8

My artist collective Openings is currently hosting a Paddle 8 auction whose purpose is to raise capitol for their future programming. I’m happy to announce my participation via the inclusion of my image “Kabooko Asaki”. This photograph is from my Life’s A Drag series which … Continue reading

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Sometimes Why

I’m incredibly excited to announce my participation in “Sometimes Why” – a  debut  feature film from writer / director Dileepan Ganesan. ​ Written in the winter of 2016, “Sometimes Why” is a love story that, in itself, is a love letter to New … Continue reading

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Safe Space group art exhibition (January 2017)

Openings is pleased to present Safe Space; a group exhibition celebrating the 10 year anniversary of the Openings Artist Collective. This eclectic exhibition features painting, drawing, photography, and mixed media sculpture by 35 artists who have contributed to the growth … Continue reading

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Life’s A Drag exhibition

Wix Proudly Presents Life’s A Drag The first New York City solo exhibition of photographs by Keena Gonzalez Curated by Chelsea Temkin and William Daniels A series of photographs where hyper-reality and film noir collide. Based on fantasy with roots … Continue reading

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