Category: Interview

Sophie Tianxin Chen

Sophie Tianxin Chen was born in China and resided there until the age of 15. She has lived in Singapore, Canada, and moved to the United States in 2007. She…

Elinor Carucci

Born 1971 in Jerusalem, Israel, Elinor Carucci graduated in 1995 from Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design with a degree in photography, and moved to New York that same year.…

Meet the Editors: Julia Bennett

Meet the Editors: Julia Bennett As a team, all of the editors of Aint-Bad can agree on one simple fact, we like photography. I mean, we really like it. This…

Meet the Editors: Anna Brody

Meet the Editors: Anna Brody As a team, all of the editors of Aint-Bad can agree on one simple fact, we like photography. I mean, we really like it. This…

Carla Richmond Coffing and Hanne Steen

Her Clay Heart is a Los Angeles based collaborative duo Carla Coffing (photographer, PDN 30) and Hanne Steen (writer, PEN Emerging Voices Fellow). With our multi-media platform, we use photography, video…

Meet the Editors: Dana Stirling

Meet the Editors: Dana Stirling As a team, all of the editors of Aint-Bad can agree on one simple fact, we like photography. I mean, we really like it. This…

Natalie Krick

Natalie Krick (b. 1986) lives in Seattle, Washington. She received her BFA in Photography from the School of Visual Arts in 2008 and her MFA in Photography from Columbia College…

Meet The Editors: Rachel Jump

Meet The Editors: Rachel Jump All of the editors of Aint-Bad can agree on one simple fact, we like photography. I mean, we really like it. This shouldn’t come as…

Susan Kravitz

LJY: First of all, Susan, congratulations on the publication of Mascara, Mirth & Mayhem: Independence Day on Fire Island! We love the book! A bit of history for our Aint–Bad readers:…

Ciara Duffy

Ciara Duffy lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. She received her BFA in Photography in 2012 from The Savannah College of Art and Design and her MFA in Imaging Arts…

Michelle Groskopf

Michelle Groskopf is a street photographer based in Los Angeles. She’s made a practice of shooting the world around her almost daily for the past 20 years. Her work has…

Jeremy August Haik

Jeremy August Haik is an artist and writer. His work has been exhibited most recently at Aperture Gallery, NY; Foley Gallery, NY, Unseen Photo Fair, Amsterdam; Newspace Center for Photography,…

Kevin O’Meara : Second Best

Kevin O’Meara (b. 1987) is a photographer and fine artist Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is largely self-taught, picking up information through his grandfather, a lifelong NPPA photographer, and through conversation with…

Rachel Cox

Rachel Cox lives and works in Dallas, TX, USA. Prints from Cox’s series have recently been presented at Museo de los Artes in Mexico City, Baijia Art Museum in Nanjing, China, The…

Lily Brooks

Rarely do we see people in Lily Brooks’ work, but there is little else we tend to think of when looking over her photographs. They recall Walker Evans’ proclivity to…

Colin Czerwinski

Colin Czerwinski (1991) is a self-taught photographer, painter, and musician. He currently resides in a small town called Bluffton, South Carolina. He has toured the country multiple times with his…

Adam J. Long

Adam J Long was born in Washington state in 1978. He studied photography in Los Angeles, California (BA), Sunderland, England (MA) and Hartford, Connecticut (MFA). His photographs have been exhibited…

Priya Kambli

Priya Kambli was born in India. She moved to the United States at age 18 carrying her entire life in one suitcase. She began her artistic career in the United…

Mel Keiser

Mel(v.6)—or “Mel Keiser”—was born from Mel(v.4/5) sometime in 2014. She was born in Evanston, IL, where she works as the Department Assistant for Northwestern University’s Department of Art History. Arguably…

Stephanie Brunia

Originally from Ames, Iowa, Stephanie Brunia currently lives in Oxford, Iowa.  She received a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of New Mexico in 2012 and a Bachelor of…

Matthew Avignone

Matthew Avignone is a Korean-American photographer born in 1987. In 2011, he obtained is B.A. in photography from Columbia College, Chicago. He has been exhibited at the Aperture Foundation, the…

Matt Shallenberger

Matt Shallenberger, was born in Hawaii in1978 and currently resides in Altadena, California.  With a background in poetry and anthropology, most of his projects begin as attempts to illustrate existing…

Rylan Steele : Ave Maria

Rylan Steele is an established artist teaching as a tenure track faculty in photography at Columbus State University. Rylan received an A.S. in Photographic Technology from the Southeastern Center for…

Doug Fogelson

Doug Fogelson studied at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Columbia College Chicago. His photographic works are included in collections at The J. Paul Getty Center, The…

Mark Dorf : Translations

Employing a mix of photography and digital media, Mark Dorf’s work explores the post-analogue experience – society’s interactions with the digital world and its relationship to our natural origins. Dorf…

Jenny Riffle

Jenny Riffle was born in Washington State in 1979. She received her MFA in Photo, Video and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts, 2011 and her BA in…

Eric Omori

Eric Omori is a Los Angeles based artist who received his B.F.A. in Photography from California State University, Long Beach. Struggling with depression has hindered his daily life but has…

Taylor Dorrell

Today we wanted to share work that is relevant to the political climate that many of us stayed up all night watching. We at Aint-Bad are not ashamed to say…

Andrew Miksys

Andrew Miksys’ photography has been shown internationally including exhibitions at the Seattle Art Museum, Vilnius Contemporary Art Centre, Kaunas Gallery, and De Apple Contemporary Arts Centre.  He has been the…

Deepanjan Mukhopadhyay

Deepanjan Mukhopadhyay works photographically and sculpturally, investigating post-colonialism and its shift into neo-colonialism while still reflecting on the very mediums of representation that he uses. Deepanjan is originally from Kolkata,…

Whit Forrester

December 24, 1983 Pago Pago, American Samoa 21:20 Raised in Kentucky, USA School in Ohio and Chicago Currently lives in Chicago, Illinois, USA Interested in the ways in which we…

Clarissa Bonet

Clarissa Bonet Lives and works in Chicago.  Her current work explores aspects of the urban space in both a physical and psychological context.  She received her M.F.A. in photography from…

Barbara Diener

Barbara Diener was born in 1982 in Germany. She received her Bachelor of Fine Art in Photography from the California College of the Arts and Masters of Fine Art in Photography…

Jesse Burke

Jesse Burke divides his time between personal art projects and commissioned work. A New England native, he currently lives in Rhode Island with his wife and their three daughters, Clover Lee, Poppy…

Michael Adno

Michael Adno is an artist and writer based in New York City, born in Florida as a first generation American. He works as a contributing editor for At Large magazine. His…

The Inimitable Otherness of Stacy Kranitz

Today we have the honor of showcasing this article and interview with Stacy Kranitz written and conducted by Michael Adno. Michael is a photographer himself and a very talented writer.…

Kari Wehrs

Kari Wehrs is a photographer and educator currently living in Tempe, AZ and attending Arizona State University for her MFA in photography. As a child, Kari spent hours flipping through…

Eva O’Leary

Eva O’Leary, an artist split between her Irish and American heritages, is a recent graduate from the Yale MFA program, working and living between New Haven, CT and New York,…

Michaela O’Brien

Michaela O’Brien is a documentary artist who recently graduated with her MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina this past May. Her work focuses mainly…

Raul Rodriguez

Raul Rodriguez is a photographer from Fort Worth, Texas. He graduated with a BFA in Photography from the University of North Texas College of Visual Arts and Design. His work…

Rana Young

Rana Young (b. 1983, Missouri) is an MFA candidate, Othmer Fellowship recipient, and Instructor of Record at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Rana also serves as an on-call Exhibitions Technician and…

Philip Nix

Philip Nix is a 24 year old travel and landscape photographer currently based in Brooklyn, NY. Born in Savannah, GA, and raised in nearby Hilton Head Island, SC, Philip has…