Joe Rudko

A recent graduate of Western Washington University’s BFA program, Joe Rudko has exhibited in Portland, Seattle, and Bellingham in the Northwest, as well as been included in exhibitions in Los Angeles, Memphis and New York.  His work has been featured in The Stranger, Dust Magazine Online, Beautiful Decay and Juxtapoz Magazine Online.  Today we share his series, Catalog.

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Rudko’s Catalog is a series of images that examine photography’s ability to add value and worth to otherwise useless objects. Using candy colored backdrops and studio lighting equipment, ordinary garbage is recycled into visual delicacies, presenting the photograph as more valuable than the subject that occupies it

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To view more of Joe’s work, please visit his website.

What We've Read!

At Aint-Bad we are dedicated to photography and printed matter. From our magazines to our artist monographs, the printed page is what we live for. Each month we will gather books that catch our eyes and build an online library with the hope to inspire and support fellow bookmakers out there.