Shown on IN THE LIFE, the intersection of art and social change. Four stories honoring how art has inspired the LGBT Movement and its allies, in the fight for full equality.

In the episode "The Art of Change" we talk to artist Alix Smith, who is traveling the country photographing same-sex couples, challenging stereotypes and taking conventional portraiture to a new level.

Alix Smith: States of Union
Historically, portraiture has been used to catalogue lineage and memorialize heterosexual patriarchs and matriarchs. Photographer Alix Smith seeks to expand public perception by framing LGBT families into conventional portraits.

 


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