Jeremy Dennis, a contemporary fine art photographer and a tribal member of the Shinnecock Nation, provided a restoration in-progress tour of Ma’s House, an old family home on the Shinnecock Reservation in Southampton, NY and discussed its future as a studio for artists of color. Jeremy also talked about his collaborations with both Preservation Long Island and the Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum & Education Center.
Watch a recording of the March 26, 2021 tour and conversation.
Jeremy’s grandmother, Loretta Silva, also known as Princess Silva Arrow of the Shinnecock Nation, was affectionately called “Ma” by her children and grandchildren. Ma had always wanted her house to be an educational museum space, a safe haven for all, and a place where arts and culture bring people together.