Gideon Jacobs

How to Exist OK

Anxiety Is Our New Religion

Psychoanalyst Jamieson Webster explains why everyone's on meds and no one's fucking.
Gideon Jacobs
12.7.18
How to Exist OK

What It's Like Knowing You'll Die of Cancer at 35

"I’ve realized that it’s not my job to make anyone feel good. It’s my job to be honest."
Gideon Jacobs
11.2.18
How to Exist OK

We Asked a Minister How to Deal with the Pointlessness of Life

"People have been yelling at God for a long time. There's some solace to be had in that."
Gideon Jacobs
8.15.18
Photography

A Bizarre Photo Series Flips Off Consumerism and Food Porn

We spoke to photographer David Brandon Geeting about his new show 'Amusement Park.'
Gideon Jacobs
3.6.18
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Photos from a Fake Instagram Road Trip Across America

Photographer and writer Gideon Jacobs has gone on a journey across America without leaving the comfort of his home. His mom thinks he's driving across the Rust Belt.
Gideon Jacobs
2.3.16
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Tonight in Brooklyn: 'Under Construction – New Positions in American Photography'

<i>Under Construction – New Positions in American Photography</i>, opening at Pioneer Works in Brooklyn tonight, features the work of ten young American and Canadian photographers who share an investigative attitude.
Gideon Jacobs
3.13.15
Photo

Gregory Halpern and Ahndraya Parlato's Gloriously Unmoored Photographs

Their new book &#39;East of the Sun, West of the Moon&#39; contains photos taken only on solstices and equinoxes.
Gideon Jacobs
11.6.14
The True Crime Issue

The Face of Camden

The Magnum photographer has always preferred to take pictures “close,” working not by classic fly-on-the-wall documentarian methodology but by getting so up in the action that there’s little chance anything can be lost in the distance between point A...
Gideon Jacobs
9.24.14
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Artist Jason Polan Is Trying/Failing to Draw Every Person in NY

The idea was simple: A) There is New York. B) There are people in New York. So, C) There could exist a total, whole and complete document of Every Person in New York.
Gideon Jacobs
9.5.14
Photo

Dustin Yellin: From Hijacking Golf Carts to Building Brooklyn's Art Utopia

The 2014 VICE Photo Show is being held at Pioneer Works in Red Hook, Brooklyn, so we talked to Dustin Yellin to find out what makes this impossibly ambitious project work, against impossible odds.
Gideon Jacobs
7.8.14
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'Disco Night Sept 11'

Gideon Jacobs, creative director of Magnum Photos New York, on Peter van Agtmael's forthcoming monograph, <i>Disco Night Sept 11</i>.
Gideon Jacobs
4.23.14
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The Internet is Overwhelming, so Photograph It

"On good days, I assume that reality exists."
Gideon Jacobs
3.25.14
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