Volume 23 Issue 5
Magdalena Switek is known for her distinctive style: a brooding mixture of street and documentary photography, all black-and-white.
Jessica Pettway's art shows everyday objects in surreal arrangements, bent and contorted into bizarre, often unrecognizable forms.
Sue de Beer's work is infused with a sense of the occult, something she attributes to growing up in Salem, Massachusetts.
Eighteen-year-old Izumi Miyazaki cites a number of surrealists as her inspiration in her thoughtful, wry, and precise work on identity stereotypes, setting cultural clichés alongside grotesque or awkward elements.
"There's at least one picture of my boobs in anything I put out," Sandy Kim said in an interview with 'PAPER.'
In an era where people often measure content by volume rather than quality, we like to think that this year's photo issue proves that good things still come to those who wait.
Jill Freedman's series is the culmination of her decades-long study of all types of men, seen through one woman's eyes.