Hollis Johnson

Hollis Johnson grew up in southern New Hampshire and is currently working in Boston, MA and New York. Hollis completed his BFA in photography at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in the spring of 2015. Johnson has shown in galleries in San Diego, Portland, and Boston, as well as numerous online publications. His work investigates the oddities of the modern experience of man with a certain degree of wry humor – not too much, though. Today we share with you his series entitled, Blood Runs.

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The series ‘Blood Runs’ is rooted in time. Houses, tracts, plots, and rooms: all maintain their own inevitable progression of the present into the past. Time warps these private spaces, placing a weight upon its inhabitants – the burden of those before. This is an attempt to place myself within this familial narrative so riddled with pride and performance, and investigate the flaws and foibles of kin by revisiting relationships and documenting the habits and spaces of my relatives. In such, I find a further sense of myself.

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To see more of Hollis’ work, please visit his website.

Issue No.13 – Call For Entry!

Paloma Shutes
Photo Editor
The California Sunday Magazine and Pop-Up Magazine
San Francisco, California

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!

Paloma Shutes is Photography Editor of The California Sunday Magazine. Previously, she worked in the photo departments at Wired and GQ, where she commissioned photography recognized by the Society of Publication Designers and American Photography.

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