Portrait of TJL-2080
This portrait is of TJL-2080 (hereinafter to be called TJ) that being his professional name. TJ is a fascinating person who I knew from a group called the Antelope Valley Thespians, “an incorporated 501(c)3 nonprofit theater company” that supported playwrights and screenplay writers.
Because TJ and I both came to their meetings to have our screenwriting supported, and he was a very good photographer, loved sci-fi and virtual reality, and had so much in common with me, I thought we were alike. Then I read his Twitter profile, “Special Education Teacher, a Futuristxe, a Technoutopian, a Transhumanist.” Since I didn’t know what two out of five of those things were, I realized we were not identical twins.
TJ’s fiction writing had very interesting/ironic twists, which was a sign of excellent storytelling. As of the date of this posting, I had been looking forward to working with him on short-film production.
TJ was not just a fiction writer. He studied the use of technology to help people with disabilities, then wrote about his research and experiences.
Image Credits: Bat-Ami Gordin © 2017 all rights reserved. Credit if you use it, please.
Posted on January 17, 2017, in photography, Portraits and tagged Antelope Valley Thespians, sci-fi fan, sci-fi writer, screenplay writing, short-film production, Special Education, Special Education Teacher, storytelling, Technoutopian, Transhumanist.. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.