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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Feature: “Hokkaido” by Hiroyuki Ito

Hiroyuki Ito is a Japanese photographer based in New York. A frequentcontributor, covering performance-artsevents, his work can be regularly seen in the New York Times. Ito’s eyes are always wandering — capturing moments around him. A prolific artist, Hiro compiles his archive of strikingimages into books. Last year, Ito traveled across Japan, and Hokkaido was one of his stops in his journey. What brought…

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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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Journal: “Numb” Tabula Rasa Vol. 3

Tabula Rasa is a collective and an annual journal that encourages photographers, stylists, and writers to examine fashion photography as art. They have recently released their third issue, titled “Numb.” Who are involved in Tabula Rasa? Why did you decide to create it? We (Sabrina, Estee, and Hunter) founded the publication, and our growing list of…

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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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Interview: Nicotine Magazine

Nicotine Magazine is an online art and photography magazine from Art Director Lizzy Oppenheimer and Photographer Mark Lim. Small and unassuming — Nicotine has been a solid resource and creative outlet for many photographers in the last five years of its presence. Starting the year with a new, refreshed look, Nicotine is not going anywhere. We sit…

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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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