Kirsten Hixson

by Dilys Ng “We Used To Be” is Kirsten Hixson’s haunting beauty. With photographs of vastness and dead ends, Hixson uses desolate places as a passage to link her past and present to trigger her narratives. Growing up in the mountains of Tennessee and away from (seemingly) mainstream commercialism, Hixson borrows her surrounding landscape to…

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Sanjin Hadzalic

Born in Bosnia, Sanjin Hadzalic is a documentary photographer currently based in the Netherlands. Snapshots After the War is a series of re-photographed images found by Hadzalic and remains the only form of concrete memory he has of his home country.

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Stefano Marchionini

Stefano Marchionini works with the common obsession amongst many artists—blurring the line between fact and fiction. Working with archived material, Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea is a surrealist series that suggests an identical end to all undesirable options. Marchionini’s Kubrick-esque photographs are reminiscent of Hixson’s work, in which both artists depend on…

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Christine Holtz & Lauren S. Zadikow: 50 Greenspace Dumpsites

Christine Holtz is an American artist and educator. In her submission for Consumption, Christine presents 50 Greenspace Dumpsites; a series of cinematic photographs documenting illegal dumpsites in Pittsburgh. 50 Greenspace Dumpsites is a collaborative effort between Holtz and photographer Lauren S. Zadikow, in an effort to bring light to the consumption and exploitation of Pittburgh’s public…

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Zac Travis: Dissolve

Zac Travis b. 1988 is a Visual Artist with a focus and background education in studio art and photography currently living and working in Texas. Much of Zac’s work primarily focus’ on the consumption and influence of digital technologies within the present day in age.

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Marisa Long

Marissa Long is an artist who lives in Arlington, Virginia. She likes photographing things that are contradictory, and objects that reveal intention missing its mark. She is also the creator and editor of the online arts publication Great Big Iceberg. The images we are featuring are part of two of Long’s projects: Cat’s Eye and…

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Ke Peng

Ke Peng is a photographer who is based in Providence, Rhode Island. [Ke Peng] is interested in the relationships between animals and human beings, and how much has been forced on and taken from animals by people. Human beings keep projecting themselves on to animals, the deducted and simplified versions of themselves, who are a…

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Casey Dorobek

Casey Dorobek is a photographer based in New York. Dorobek says little about his photographs. In his careful sequencing, Dorobek lets his images speak for themselves. Deceptively casual and mundane – Dorobek’s images carry a certain poetic weight to them. Human presence is often absent from Dorobek’s photographs. Instead, the viewer is left with the remains…

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Shane Terry: Real Life

Shane Terry grew up in Smiths Falls, ON and currently lives in Toronto, ON. He studies at the University of Toronto. Shifting our focus from bodies, Terry’s “Real Life” elaborates on a similar snapshot aesthetic that we saw in Crabieres‘s work. Both working in a personal documentary mode – Terry puts his focus on the…

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Hubert Crabieres: La Pesanteur et la Grâce

A raw contrast to Whitton‘s delicately foreboding glimpse into a possible future where machinery precisely imitates what is human – Hubert Crabieres‘s “La Pesanteur et la Grâce” (Gravity and Grace) presents us with the awkward messiness of the human body. A collection of snapshots taken predominantly within private, domestic spaces, Crabieres’s photographs document shifting, uncomfortable…

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Luisa Whitton: What About the Heart

Luisa Whitton is a photographer based in London. Her long term project, “What About the Heart” is a documentary series on the humanoid robotics industry of Japan. In her work, Whitton pursues the themes of technology, progress and their impacts on the human condition. “The contemporary advances of technology in Japan have entered a realm…

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Ryan Oskin: Dreams Catalog

We first encountered Ryan Oskin‘s work in 2013. At the time Oskin was working on a series titled “Domesti-scapes.” Oskin has continued his explorations in quirky still life images that touch on the structure of American domestic life. In his latest body of work, Oskin pushes the notion of artificiality into the expectations one may…

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Hyounsang Yoo: Smoke and Mirrors

Hyounsang Yoo was born in Seoul, Korea. Yoo is an interdisciplinary artist who currently lives and works in Chicago, IL. His works explore relationships between history and ideas of production of reality as related to images and mass media through photography. “Smoke and Mirrors” is a compilation of works that Yoo has been working on…

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Adam Birkan : Order

Adam Birkan is a photographer who works mostly in Southeast Asia. Currently based in Bangkok, Birkan is a graduate of School of Visual Communication at Ohio University.  A work in progress, “Order” is a way for Birkan to reclaim a sense of structure and silence within a foreign city that is brimming with relentless chaos.…

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Yael Malka : Coveted

Yael Malka is a member of one of the super hardworking New York collective, TGIF Gallery. Whether it is making personal work, organizing various collaborative efforts with other artists, or commercial work – Malka and the rest of TGIF Gallery consistently put out work at an enviable pace. Malka’s series – “Coveted” is a sequence…

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Richard Perez

Richard Perez makes GIFs and photographs of the everyday. Based in Brooklyn, Perez’s images combine scenes of his family life with youthful moments he shares with his friends. A great contemporary representation of young life in the city, Perez’s photographs has a certain profound sensitivity. Intensely intimate, Perez makes us feels as if we are…

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Jenna Garrett: The Public Profile of an American Girl

Jenna Garrett‘s The Public Profile Of An American Girl is a collection of photographic similarities among young women whose image restrictions were labeled “public” as dictated in the bylaws of Facebook’s Privacy Policy. Images are divided into categories including ‘Licking My Friend, ‘The Face’, ‘Car Self Portrait’ and ‘Gang Sign’. Whether created from the need for…

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Carl Gunhouse: Not Just Boys Fun

Carl Gunhouse was born in 1976 in Boston, Massachusetts, but he spent his formative years in suburban New Jersey. Growing up, he developed a love/hate relationship with suburbia that led to the angst familiar to most suburban youth. With this unrest came the discovery of the anger and DIY ethics of hardcore punk rock. Yearning…

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Jonny Abraham : Rust Prevention

Jonny Abraham‘s “Rust Prevention” is a photographic series that document the traces of graffiti in New York City. Shot with an analog 35mm, “Rust Prevention” invokes a sense of nostalgia for street culture that used to be more visible on the surfaces of the street of New York. A sense of muted conflict is in…

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Bruno Quinquet: Salaryman Project

Bruno Quinquet spent twenty years of his life as a sound engineer before he decided to take on photography as a full tie endeavor. Quinquet resides in Tokyo, where he had established Bureau d’Etudes Japonaises. His ongoing street photography series Salaryman Project features anonymous male Japanese office workers on the streets of Tokyo. The Japanese salaryman is a cultural archetype that…

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