portraits

Photography

These timeless prom portraits are an ode to teenage resilience

When the senior dance was cancelled, Katie McCurdy set up a socially-distanced studio in her backyard to keep the tradition of prom photos alive.
Britnee Meiser
9.23.20
Photography

Documenting the carefree, queer haven of Jacob Riis Beach

From The Rockaways to New York Pride, photographer Stephanie Mei-Ling explores intersectional identity beyond society's fetishisation of marginalised subcultures.
Emma Russell
9.3.20
Photography

Marili Andre's whimsical photos capture the raw spirit of youth

The photographer went back to her childhood home in Greece, her DIY roots and rediscovered the pure, unadulterated fun of fashion.
Zoë Kendall
8.10.20
Photography

These photos celebrate the beauty of Black life in the Bahamas

Photographer Melissa Alcena documents the people of her home country at their most pure.
Juliana Ukiomogbe
7.29.20
Photography

These photos reinsert Black and brown, queer and trans bodies in art history

'Being,' a project spearheaded by Camila Falquez, reimagines the classical artistic canon from which they've historically been erased.
Alyza Enriquez
7.9.20
Photography

AdeY’s striking, minimalist photographs capture dancers in the nude

The artist, dancer and choreographer, uses the human form to create a utopian world where there’s equality of sexuality, gender and race.
Emma Russell
7.1.20
Photography

These intimate portraits document quarantine in New York City

Aysia Marotta's 'Come To My Window' series shows unity in isolation.
Nicole DeMarco
4.28.20
Culture

See powerful portraits of New York City’s young climate activists

Photographer Anna Betts celebrates the leaders at the forefront of fighting climate change.
Erica Euse
4.22.20
Photography

This art project spotlights the forgotten heroes of the fight against COVID-19

People of the Pandemic celebrates the cleaners, supermarket workers, delivery drivers, postal workers and mums keeping us sane and safe in these incredibly strange and stressful times.
Roisin Lanigan
3.31.20
Culture

nyc skaters on how labor became the city's most beloved skateshop

The LES store sells all the necessary gear, but founder James Rewolinski has always been there to support the local community.
Nicole DeMarco
9.26.19
Photography

these striking portraits of asian men explore what it means to be 'the all-american'

Photographer Andrew Kung's new photo book examines how traditional ideas of masculinity and Americanness have complicated Asian identity.
Erica Euse
8.21.19
Photography

see powerful portraits of montreal's queer community

Photographer JJ Levine's work explores themes around gender, sexuality, and identity.
Sarah Moroz
8.12.19
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