Photographing and talking to these two was definitely one of the best things ever.
Lisa Gonzalez: So, tell us a bit about yourselves and your background.
Grace Leigh: I grew up in Savannah, GA and both of my parents were photographers. I grew up above my dad’s photography studio which was a big part of my childhood. He passed away when I was 13 and that’s when I started moving around and going to boarding school. I was at Idyllwild Academy, studying ceramics. I then came here [to New York] and went to [School of Visual Arts]. Romke and I met in a drawing class.
Romke Hoogwaerts: I became obsessed with photography when I was 14. Actually, a bit before that. The first time was when I had a throw away camera was for some school trip; I was 9. I filled the roll in the first 30 minutes, and I didn’t even get to use it on the trip. I couldn’t help myself. I realized I loved it. I don’t shoot that much anymore, mostly because I spend so much time looking at photos.
Syndicate @ Brooklyn Fire Proof
A couple-a photo/gifs from the show last night. You can see most of what we showed right heeere.
Thanks for coming out you wonderful people, you.
We are showing some of our recent GIFs IRL at this party over in Brooklyn.
Come grind with us.
Strassenecke (Street Corner), 2003
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5x5: SELF by Olivia Gilmore
5×5: SELF by Olivia Gilmore
Though I accept and welcome diverse forms of photography, I look to share work which I find progressive and innovative. Disregarding a sort of didacticism, innovative work stands out because, it: 1) highlights a specific moment in time, which reflects the current culture, and cannot reproduced as it is unique to our society’s set of circumstances. 2) stands as an example of an…
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Slush walking (LES, NYC)
See the whole series on our portfolio.
Marisa is always going somewhere.
Jakarta / Singapore been great so far.
So many new photos that I’m excited about.
Back to NY soon.
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