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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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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Stephen K. Schuster: City Kids

Stephen K. Schuster is a Brooklyn based photographer with a gritty aesthetic. Growing up in New York, Schuster spent his youth staying up all night, chasing trains. His series “City Kids” adds another perspective to to increasingly familiar experience of growing up in New York City. While at first glance, the images may seem familiar.…

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Interview: Matthew Leifheit

Interview by Lisa Gonzalez Photography by Alex Thebez Matthew Leifheit is a charming Brooklyn-based photographer and independent curator. He is kind of like a Renaissance Man who holds his time as a student at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) very close to his heart. Alex and I met up with Matthew to discuss his…

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Schuyler Duffy makes analog visual poetry.

Their necks all crane upwards in the crisp pacific light. The crowd had formed spontaneously on the top of a hill, at exactly 1453H. They look intently together. Suddenly self-conscious, he casts a voyeurish glance around, looking at the people looking, affirming his own place in the crowd, seeing the symmetry of hundreds of faces…

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Interview: Jen Davis

Photography by Alex Thebez Interview by Lisa Gonzalez   Jen Davis is a Brooklyn based photographer who works primarily with self-portraits. Her work not only addresses the larger umbrella of beauty and body, but in a roundabout way, discusses how photography brings us to conclusions of our own appearance and desires. Jen invited us to…

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"What You Want" at Camera Club of New York

  “What You Want” an exhibition curated by Matthew Leifheit of MATTE Magazine opens at Camera Club of New York this Thursday. The exhibition features poppy, colourful still lives and a lot of really cool abstract work by awesome people. Definitely a must see if you’re in the city! May 30 – June 29, 2013 Opening Reception:…

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Young Together, Together Young

YOUNG TOGETHER, TOGETHER YOUNG A Photography Exhibition Objectifs Gallery 56A Arab Street, Singapore 199753 June 30 to July 5, 2011 Curated by Alex Thebez YOUNG TOGETHER, TOGETHER YOUNG explores the idea of youth and the romanticism that surrounds it through the work of six young emerging photographers working in Singapore and New York. Curator and photographer…

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Interview: Peter Marquez

Alex Thebez speaks to Peter Marquez at his childhood home in the Upper West Side. Interview and Photography by Alex Thebez. What was it like to grow up in the city? Growing up in the city was a lot like growing up in anywhere else, there was a lot of sitting on couch’s smoking weed and playing Super…

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Interview: Lisa Gonzalez

Photography by Alex Thebez Lisa Gonzalez Interview by Vicki Thai   Vicki Thai: Can you tell me about how you became involved and what interested you in blogging? Lisa Gonzalez: I emailed a professor a few months ago and said “I want to gain more curatorial experience. How do I do it?” He suggested I look into using…

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Interview: Jeanie Choi

Vicki Thai speaks to Jeanie Choi Photography by Alex Thebez  From Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, Jeanie Choi will be graduating from Parsons the New School for Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Photography. Jeanie uses photography, video and performance in a series of collaborations with her family. Her work was recently exhibited at the Radiator Gallery…

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