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.

Hollis_Johnson_1 Hollis_Johnson_3

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.

Hollis_Johnson_4 Hollis_Johnson_5 Hollis_Johnson_8 Hollis_Johnson_9 Hollis_Johnson_10 Hollis_Johnson_12 Hollis_Johnson_6 Hollis_Johnson_11 Hollis_Johnson_2 Hollis_Johnson_7

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



ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP!

Photo Credit : Céline Clanet



After a long break, we are excited to bring back our Annual Memberships! This opportunity is similar to a subscription but has many more incredible benefits that are worth knowing about. Memberships are limited to just 300 per year, so sign up today before the spots fill up! Consider becoming a member of Aint–Bad today to ensure your support of independent publishing! Our members are like family and will be treated as such! Read more about our membership opportunities below and join today!

Join Today!