Category: Metropolis

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 Museum of Contemporary Photography, The Cleveland Clinic, and have been exhibited at the Chicago Cultural Center, Walker Art Center, Marlborough Chelsea, Museum Belvedere, Netherlands, the

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 accumulate. Interested in power, in how power is manifested, in how we consciously and unconsciously materially represent ourselves in the world and in how 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 Columbia College Chicago in 2012, and her B.S. in Photography from the University of Central Florida. Bonet’s work has been exhibited nationally, internationally, and resides

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 from Columbia College Chicago. Her work has been exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL, Hyde Park Art Center, Hyde Park, IL, Alibi Fine

Sinziana Velicescu

Sinziana Velicescu is a photographer and filmmaker based in Los Angeles. She is a graduate of the University of Southern California with a B.A. in Comparative Literature and Film. Her photography explores human intervention in nature within landscapes that have undergone political, social, or environmental change. Her photographs have been shown in galleries internationally in

Soohyun Kim

In our age of expedited globalization, photography increasingly delineates poignant historical and cultural conflicts. Citizens are called on to sift through their industrial urban presence and come to terms with the realities inherent in our capitalist metropolises. My work slips between the two global sister cities Chicago and Seoul, trading connections across their cultural, spatial,

Nicolas Enriquez

Nicolas Enriquez was born in the city of Cali, Colombia in 1993. At the age of 19, Nicolas decided to travel to New York to study Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at The International center of Photography where he graduated in 2014. He has developed an interest in documenting urban conflict, and political and human rights


  From The Editors : Issue No.11 of Aint–Bad Magazine explores a larger publication divided into three smaller parts. When whole, the Metropolis series acts as a collection of visually compelling contemporary photography from the largest of the three cities in the United States. These artists all find success in the fast-paced, never-forgiving environments that

Mark Townsend

Mark Townsend is a photographer living in Brooklyn, NY. He has lived in New York City for twenty of his last twenty eight years, continuing to make photographs with film, primarily color 35mm. He has traveled to and photographed in the United States, Canada, Mexico, South America and Southeast Asia, and has published and exhibited photographs in the United