Res (b. 1985, Paterson, New Jersey) received their BA in Sociology and Studio Art at Smith College and their MFA in Photography at Yale School of Art. They have exhibited work throughout the United States including at Danziger Gallery, New York; Shulamit Nazarian, Los Angeles; and Casemore Kirkeby, San Francisco. Their work has appeared in Vice Magazine, Girls Like Us, Newspaper and MATTE Magazine. In 2017 they were a winner of the Baxter Street Camera Club of New York Annual Juried Exhibition and published their first book, Towers of Thanks, with Loose Joints. Res currently lives and works between New York and Stockholm.
Thicker Than Water
Thicker than Water is a project that explores Res’ relationship with their father who has undergone an alienating transition due to illness and aging, resulting in unemployment and isolation. Presenting a nuanced portrait of the American family Thicker Than Water offers a dedicated exploration of masculinity following the trajectory of the “American Working Man” to locate a future for a group that is losing its footing from on top of the social hierarchy.
To view more of Res’s work please visit his website.
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lives in Portland,Oregon. He has taught extensively in the USA and Europe at various institutions including: Emily Carr College of Art & Design, Photographic Center Northwest, International Center of Photography, and the Ostkreuzschule in Berlin. He received an M.F.A. from Yale University in 1979. Lyons has received numerous awards for his work including: NEA Survey Grant, Ford Foundation Grants, and a MacDowell Residency. His work has been widely exhibited in the United States and Europe and is represented in numerous permanent collections including: The Metropolitan Museum, Seattle Art Museum, the Henry Art Gallery, Portland Art Museum, Hallmark Collection of Photography, Nelson–Atkins Museum, and Beth Hatefutsoth Museum of the Diaspora, Tel Aviv, Israel.