Interview: Joseph Maida

Interview by Lisa Gonzalez Photography & GIF by Alex Thebez Joseph Maida is an artist based in New York City, utilizing photography and video to explore “the domestic as they relate to both the American home and the United States’ identity from within and abroad.” Maida’s work has been exhibited at the Bronx Museum of…

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5×5: Tumblr Likes You by Marisa Gertz

5×5 features five photographs from five photographers selected by a guest editor. I think that one of the reasons I like Tumblr for looking at photography is that it lies somewhere right in between the over-thought and often minimal portfolio site and the sunsets-kittens-brunch-foods aesthetic of other sharing sites. When you see a photo on…

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Joseph Maida: New Natives

Joseph Maida‘s “New Natives” opened at Daniel Cooney Fine Art this week. The following images are a preview of his show. Decidedly homoerotic and uncomfortable, Maida intently juxtaposes the bodies of various ethnically mixed men from Hawaii. Maida scouted his subjects through the use of social media, and they are photographed within their local terrain…

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