Conventional Wisdom by Arthur Drooker

An exclusive sneak peek at a new photo series about convention attendees

We’ve been following photographer Arthur Drooker‘s work since his 2010 American Ruins gallery show and book. The Mill Valley, California-based artist’s infrared imagery mystifies with its modern approach to capturing mythic, decayed structures. We caught up with him recently and he briefed us on his new project. This time, people are the focus of his lens for “Conventional Wisdom.” Drooker plans on attending conventions across …

“Market Hotel” by Adam Krause

A photographer's final look at the rock culture and loft-style living at Brooklyn's alternative-arts venue

Photographer Adam Krause has lived in Brooklyn since 2007 and is well-versed in the young artist lifestyle that the borough so often invites. Growing up in the punk rock scene himself, his new series on Bushwick’s Market Hotel is the perfect addition to his self-identification-inspired photography. This project looks at a venue established in 2008, which hosted punk rock shows and offered communal, loft-style living. …

Touching Strangers: Photographs by Richard Renaldi

NYC publisher Aperture seeks crowd-funding support to bring the photo series to print

Photographer Richard Renaldi has been working on his latest project since 2007. In creating the “Touching Strangers” series, Renaldi invites total strangers on the street to pose together—touching—and captures a fleeting moment of intimacy, turning the ostensible discomfort into something wonderfully familiar. Shot with a large format 8×10 view camera, his newer portraits carry the same strength in composition and conceptional boldness that his earlier …