portraiture

10.11.19

'Limitless Africans' Is a Stunning Snapshot of LGBTQ African Immigrant Lives

Photographer Mikael Owunna's series started as a personal journey of seeking community.

9.11.19

Rare Candid Portraits of Drag Artists That Capture What’s Underneath

I wanted spontaneous portraits of Bushwig's drag performers—so I scared them with a fake rat.

4.2.19

Photographer Elijah Ndoumbé on Honoring Their Process No Matter What

"I'm focused on making work that is creatively fulfilling and that honors the process, whatever that looks like. If that is trans work, then let it be trans work. If it's not, let it not be."

3.26.19

Photographer Lia Clay On Tokenization Behind The Camera

We spoke to Lia Clay about her inspirations, the trap of tokenization, and the advice she has for young photographers.

3.5.19

This Photographer Captures the Beauty of People of Color in Love

Photographer Miranda Barnes carries her camera around Sunset Park, Brooklyn, to show the spaces and faces that make it beautiful.

1.16.19

Parker Day Photographs Wonderfully Weird Pairs

Her new series 'Twin Stars,' proves there's safety in being weird when you're connected to others.

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12.14.18

This Photographer Uses Their Camera as a Key to the Private Lives of Others

Grace Ahlbom's new series of zines shed light on how the photographer uses the medium as an icebreaker and access point for new relationships.

9.28.18

These Stunning Photos Celebrate the Beauty and Power of Ethiopia

Photographer Aïda Muluneh's work defies Western perceptions of the East African nation.

8.24.18

These Students Designed Functional and Stylish Clothes for Disabled Seniors

Open Style Lab's summer program at Parsons School of Design pairs engineers, designers, and therapists with a person with a disability to make accessible clothing, tech, and wearables. We took a look at this year's showcase.

7.12.18

These Seemingly Dark Portraits Convey a Sense of Beauty and Self-Expression

Photographer Mateus Porto walks the line between fiendish and angelic.

6.28.18

The Defiant, Tender Faces of NYC's Dyke March

Photographer Maegan Gindi set up an intimate portrait studio in the middle of the rowdy LGBTQ pride protest.

3.13.18

Photos of a Faceless Cowgirl Riding Free in the Wild West

Norwegian photographer Anja Niemi's latest series explores the limitation of gender roles and the freedom that comes with breaking the binary.

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