Ben Huff

Ben Huff was born in LeClaire, Iowa in 1973, and after ten years living in the American West, moved to Fairbanks, Alaska in 2005. He is currently based in Juneau, Alaska. Ben’s work has been published Internationally and exhibited extensively in Alaska, as well as the Lishui Festival in China, and the America Now exhibition at Montserrat College of Art . Today we share his series, The Last Road North, which will be exhibited at Newspace in Portland, Oregon beginning March 2015.

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The Last Road North

The Last Road North is the story of the northernmost road in America. The Dalton Highway, known locally as the Haul Road, was built in 1974 as the sole transportation route for goods and services to the oil fields at Prudhoe Bay. As a newcomer to Alaska in 2005, the road encapsulated everything that I was trying to reconcile for myself in the North; the ideas of myth, reality and identity. The road served as the physical and psychological line between resource extraction and the frontier we were promised.

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Ben Huff was recently an artist­in­residence at Light Work in Syracuse, New York, where he constructed the handmade special editions of his upcoming monograph with Kehrer Verlag. Aint-Bad Editions hopes to stock his book later this year but for now to preorder a copy click here!

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To view more of Ben’s work please his website.



Issue No.13 – Call For Entry!


Kris Graves
Director
Kris Graves Projects
New York / London

Aint–Bad No. 13 Call For Entry is officially open! We are teaming up with a new group of guest curators and editors from all over to collaborate on a publication that seeks the best contemporary photography being made today! Learn more about each of these talented curators and submit today!

Kris Graves (b. 1982 New York, NY) is a photographer and publisher based in New York and London. He received his BFA in Visual Arts from S.U.N.Y. Purchase College and has been published and exhibited globally. KGP collaborates with artists to create limited edition publications and archival prints.

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