In his series “Human Resources” Darin Mickey captures the world of corporate labor. Cold and still, the figures in Mickey’s photographs pose stoically as they engage in work that is neither glamorous or unconventional. In a premise that is ripe with the possibility for irony, Mickey maintains compassion and dignity in his photographs without censoring the absurd, often nonsensical realm of the corporate.
Darin Mickey is a photographer based in New York City. His work has been exhibited in both solo and group exhibitions in New York, Kansas City, Seattle, Atlanta, Copenhagen, Sydney, and Tokyo. He is the author of “Stuff I Gotta Remember Not to Forget” J&L Books, 2007 . His images have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post Magazine, I.D., Foam, and Doubletake among others. Darin also teaches photography at The Cooper Union and The International Center of Photography.