Journal: Nicholas Mehedin

  Nicholas Mehedin is a photographer from Lumberland, NY. His series “Remnants” is an attempt to capture the tensions between modernity and the restrictive nature of American rural life. Balancing a sense of dread with romanticized notions of country living, Mehedin put forth his struggles to reconcile his own identity with that of his family’s. To…

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Feature: “Mother, Father, Brother, Son” by Meron Menghistab

Meron Menghistab is an Eritrean-American photographer based in New York City. Working primarily in editorial, Menghistab is primarily concerned with portraiture and documentary work. A sense of community is important to Menghistab’s work, and is ever-present in his storty-telling. In “Mother, Father, Brother, Son” Menghistab is looking directly at the people around him. Tell us…

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Journal: Cristina Velásquez

“La región más transparente, 2017” “Leaf-hats, 2017″ “Burger, 2017” “Sunny Day, 2017″ “Hijos del sagrado corazón, 2017” – “Pichirilo, 2017” Espanto, 2017 Mamá, 2017 Untitled, 2017 Cristina Velásquez is a Colombian artist working mainly in photography and paper weavings. The images above are from her series “Montañera.” Velásquez’s work investigates the role of representation and translation…

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Feature: “Purim” by Camilo Fuentealba

Camilo Fuentealba is a New York based street & portrait photographer. Often found to be wandering the streets of cities, Fuentealba carries his passionate eye to wherever his legs take him. Capturing playful, colourful moments — Fuentealba sees the world in high contrast. Fuentealba’s “Purim, NYC” gives us a glimpse of a private community hidden in the…

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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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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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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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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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Julianne Nash: Unseeing

As my grandparents sit in their respective chairs, a soft golden light fills the living room through large bay windows. I know this light. It’s the same warm light that has fallen upon me for years as I spend time alongside them. Recently, my grandmother has slowly begun to lose her vision.  The more she…

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