5×5: “Family Disrupted”

by Jon Feinstein “Family Disrupted” is five images from five photographers’ personal projects that explore ruptures in the family structure. Each photographer approaches this from a different angle, some political, some deeply personal. Ruben Natal-San Miguel photographed the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. The devastation impacted families immensely, and his images offer a…

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5×5: “Beneath Our Glory”

by Jonathan Gardenhire 5×5 features five photographs by five photographers, usually curated around a specific subject matter, selected by a guest editor. Jonathan Gardenhire is an artist and community leader whose work explores representations of race, masculinity and sexuality, most often with an emphasis on black men. Using traditional methods of photography, such as studio…

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5×5: “Photographing Internet”

by Eugene Reznik 5×5 features five photographs by five photographers, usually curated around a specific subject matter, selected by a guest editor. Eugene Reznik is the Digital Features Photo Editor at Bloomberg. Previously, he was Director of Photography of the digital publication Hopes&Fears, an editor at American Photo Magazine and a writer for TIME Magazine’s…

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5×5: “Familiar Strange”

by Efrem Zelony-Mindell 5×5 features five photographs by five photographers, usually curated around a specific subject matter, selected by a guest editor. Efrem Zelony-Mindell is an independent curator, writer, and painter. His curatorial endeavors include shows in NYC: n e w f l e s h and Are You Loathsome. He writes for DEAR DAVE…

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5×5: “Rethinking Street” by Christian Storm

5×5 features five photographs by five photographers, usually curated around a specific subject matter, selected by a guest editor. Christian Storm is a Photo and Creative director for both print and online. He is founding Photo Director at Sweet, a collaboration between Hearst and Snapchat that can be seen daily on the Snapchat Discover platform.…

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5×5: “Layers” by Alis Atwell

5×5 features five photographs by five photographers, usually curated around a specific subject matter, selected by a guest editor. Alis Atwell is a freelance Art and Photography director based in New York. A sought after collaborator, her unique perspective and playful approach to aesthetics are unmistakable. Atwell has worked with Bloomberg Businessweek, VSCO and most…

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5×5: “Atmosphere” by Sabrina Banta

5×5 features five photographs by five photographers, usually curated around a specific subject matter, selected by a guest editor. Sabrina Banta is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Tabula Rasa Magazine, an annual non-profit publication and platform where contributing photographers, stylists, and writers explore fashion photography as art. — For Tabula Rasa Magazine, we gave ourselves…

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5×5: “Pointing” by Gideon Jacobs

5×5 features five photographs by five photographers, usually curated around a specific subject matter, selected by a guest editor. It’s cheesy to start anything off with a quote, but there’s no way around this one — legendary MOMA curator John Szarkowski said that “one might compare the art of photography to the act of pointing.” When I…

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5×5: “Momentum”

5×5 features five photographs by five photographers, usually curated around a specific subject matter. It has been a while since we posted things on a regular schedule. To start things off, let’s take a look at some of my favorite surrealists on Instagram. A platform that is increasingly becoming the go-to visual stream, Instagram flaunts…

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5×5: “More is More” by Vivian Fu

Vivian Fu is a photographer living in San Francisco. 5×5 features five photographs from five photographers selected by a guest editor. My mom always told me that my eyes are bigger than my stomach. Recently I have been thinking about how that idea applies to my art practice, as well as the work that I’m…

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5×5: “Internet Conspiracy Theories” by Marisa Gertz

Marisa Gertz is a photographer and gif-smith, one third of Gifriends. 5×5 features five photographs from five photographers selected by a guest editor. There’s this thing that happens when people on the internet gather to try to solve a mystery, real or invented — like finding the Boston bomber using surveillance video or trying to prove that…

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5×5: Photoville Exhibitions We Can't Wait to See

Mark your calendar for Thursday, September 18th. Photoville 2014 is returning to Brooklyn Bridge Park for two weekends and the last will co-inside with DUMBO Arts Festival and Atlantic Antic! Workshops, talks, and panel discussion programming is yet to be announced, but we’ve put together a 5×5 of some of the exhibitions we are particularly excited for at…

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5×5 : FOOD ART by Julia Gartland

Photographer, food stylist, shot caller at Sassy Kitchen, and self-taught chef, Julia Gartland, gives us a 5×5 that will make your mouth water. A regular contributor to Clementine Daily and Camille Styles, Gartland’s craft stems from a background in fine art photography and a multi-layered love and passion for food. Her editorial work can be found in…

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5×5: Meta Peregrinators by Olivia Gilmore

Photography evolves, and so too does its final form (post-exposure, post-development, or post-upload). Peregrinators (peregrinate: to travel or wander from place to place) have traced photographic history across the globe; no doubt its global reach has perpetuated new mediums, inspired by the photographic practice. Apart from photojournalism or a kind-of colonial traversing, these artists are benign independent travelers of physical and…

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5×5: Best from Down Under by Jack Harries of The Heavy Collective

The Heavy Collective is a Sydney-based, online publication promoting contemporary photography. With a focus on the personality of those behind the images, The Heavy Collective showcases up and comers alongside established heavyweights. For this week’s 5×5, Geordie Cardill and Jack Harries from The Heavy Collective contributes a selection of photographers from Australia. After perusing 5×5 for some time, we thought it appropriate to serve up a healthy slice of…

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5×5: "Women Reclaiming Their Bodies" by Lindley Warren

 Lindley Warren is the online curator for The Photographic Dictionary, The Ones We Love, and Flourish Flori. She is currently working on an online platform to highlight fine arts being made in her home state.    “Artists such as Carolee Schneemann, Hannah Wilke, Gina Pane, Yayoi Kusama, and others performed before audiences and cameras, often…

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5×5: Analog America by Olivia Gilmore

All photographs are momento mori. To take a photograph is to participate in another person’s (or thing’s) mortality, vulnerability, mutability. Precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it, all photographs testify to time’s relentless melt. – Susan Sontag. American writer Susan Sontag died in New York only seven months before the launch of Facebook…

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5×5: Passage by William Corwin

This week’s 5×5 is curated by Will Corwin. Will Corwin is a sculptor based in New York. He has exhibited at The Clocktower Gallery, Gallery Aferro, and the George and Jorgen gallery in London, and will have a large scale public piece in the Staten Island ferry terminal this fall. He writes for Frieze Magazine,…

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5×5: SELF by Olivia Gilmore

SELF 5 self-portraits by 5 progressive artists. I think of these self-portraits as objects with urgency. The work is an inevitable result of self-identifying as an artist.  I searched the archives high and low for this image of Lucas Samaras. His groundbreaking self-portraits are vivid and psychologically weighted. This image is from his series, Photo Transformations.…

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