A Symptom of Being, October 2011, examined the way in which man copes with his/her surrounding environments. Breaking out of the purely national pool of talent, we were able to feature two incredible international photographers: Zhang Xiao and Zhendong (Benny) Xu. This issue deals more intimately with the human condition as seen through the eyes of the photographer.
A Symptom Of Being
Zhengdong (Benny) Xu
8.25″x11″, 36 pages, Saddle-Stitch
Limited Second Edition (250 copies)
International Limited Residency MFA Photography Program Hartford Art School
University of Hartford
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!
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.