The Tierney Fellowship 2012 at Photoville

This weekend is insane. There are two things happening around New York that you should definitely check out if you are in the city. Photoville is happening around DUMBO, while the MoMA PS1 in Long Island City is hosting the annual New York Art Book Fair. One of our friends and colleagues, Anthony Tafuro is…

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Anthony Tafuro: Gallow

Departing from a strictly black and white aesthetic, Anthony Tafuro’s recent series, “Gallow” explores the dynamic macho world of underground wrestling. The series features Jack Gallow, a 21 year old underground wrestler, as he struggles through his career. Tafuro, who has always been interested in subcultures have photographed other niche sports communities. From roller derby…

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Interview: Anthony Tafuro

Interview by Lisa Gonzalez  Photography by Alex Thebez ANTHONY TAFURO invited me to his massive Astoria apartment (he has a real dining room table!) for a chat about his work and to meet his dog. A Tierney Fellowship recipient, the Long Island born photographer discusses the development of his new project, his approach to documentary, and the dark…

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