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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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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Sergey Poteryaev: Staraya Utka

Staraya Utka (in Russian it sounds like an «old duck») is a village in Sverdlovsk region of the Urals. It sprang to life and prospered after a factory was built in the firth of River Utka in 1729. But at some point the administration lost concern in the development of the factory, and the productivity…

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Adam Forrester: Yellowknife

Adam Forrester was born in Alabama and has lived in Los Angeles, Mexico City, coastal Maine, and most recently, the sleepy southern oasis of Athens, Georgia.  He completed his MFA in Photography at the Lamar Dodd School of Art in 2013.  Adam makes work about bizarre myths, enduring folktales, and mumbled truths.  He is currently,…

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Patricia Voulgaris: Fragments

 Patricia Voulgaris is a photographer from Long Island, NY. “Throughout Fragments, I focus on how memories become abstracted and distorted over time. When one considers the past, their memory of a certain person or place is often fragmental. However, people can remember certain distinct qualities about an individual or a particular place. Time passes, recollections…

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Dan Wetmore: Golden Dawn

Dan Wetmore is a photographer operating between Pittsburgh, PA and Syracuse, NY. He received his BFA from Syracuse University in 2013, and now works at a food cooperative to fund his photography practice. He has long brown hair and drives a Buick station wagon. Wetmore’s images are straightforward, but never easy. His images from his…

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Julia Forrest's women of influence

Julia Forrest is a Brooklyn-based artist with a home-made darkroom in her apartment. Forrest creates arresting, black and white photographs of women from another world. They may be dressed like young, delicate, girls, but their gestures demonstrate great strength. Forrest’s vignettes touch upon themes of time, death, rebirth and destiny, as she constructs her scenes…

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Pauline Miko: As Light Aligns

Pauline Miko is a Belgian photographer currently based in New York.  One of her ongoing series, “As Light Aligns” is serendipitous, gentle and delicate. Combining sensitive portraiture with carefully selected spiritual imagery, Miko creates a narrative that implies a sense of other-worldliness without being vulgar about its subject matter. Miko balances the stern, concrete stares…

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Adam Leon captures the haunting border between man and nature.

Adam Leon is a young landscape photographer who is interested in the “displacements of modern naturalism” – his works practice a considerable amount of restraint when it comes to revealing much details, despite their personal contexts. Leon photographs contemporary places that retain a significance in his biography in a perspective that feels classical. His images…

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