~ Grieving~

photos by Robert Palumbo

Leech House is a photo based series of 
bloodletting rituals 
performed for the camera with occasional live viewings 


~ Healing~ 

Photos by Robert Palumbo 2021

Leech House has developed into a creative investigation, positing bloodletting as a conceptual antidote to modern consumer medicine



Robert Palumbo has been producing, directing, and shooting film and TV for over 20 years, and has been a fine art photographer since the early 1990’s. He is an Emmy nominee and a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellow in Photography. As a still photographer, his work has been exhibited in New York, London, and Berlin, and is included in many prestigious private and public collections, including the New York Historical Society, the Smithsonian, and Lever House. He has worked for National Geographic, the New York Times, Du Magazine, Vice, YRB, The Fall, Gallimard, and many other clients. Robertpalumbo.com