group show 51:
Future Isms
About the Artists


The Archival Impulse is a continuously evolving index of vernacular photographs collected and curated by photographer  Ben Alper

Karl Baden has been a photographer since 1972. He has had a bunch of shows, has work in a number of collections, has received about a dozen grants and fellowships, and has published several books. He is currently working with a publisher on a 30 volume set of books representing the project 'Every Day', which, in February of 2017, he will have been doing for 30 years.

Anthony Barron  is an artist who is trying to navigate the stagnant and homogenous world around him. In this digital age with its ocean of images and throwaway and recycled culture he uses photography and other lens based media to explore the tropes that have been established by the history of art and the more recent history of photography. A new heterotopia is made and a new identity can be explored. He graduated with a BFA in photography from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, and an MFA from The University of Arizona. 

Vincent Bezuidenhout is an artist born in Bloemfontein, South Africa. He holds a Masters Degree in Fine Art from the Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town. Bezuidenhout is a Tierney Fellow and was part of the 2013/14 Photoglobal Programme at the School of Visual Arts in New York. He currently lives and works between Cape Town and New York City.

Philippe Braquenier (Mons, 1985) received his BFA in photography from the Helb Inraci in Brussels and worked for an advertising studio before continuing his career as an independent photographer. His artistic work has been exhibited in various places, notably in the Brussels Royal Museum of Fine Arts and the Aperture Foundation in New York. His work is often described as conceptual documentary. Because the themes he tackles are complex, Philippe strives to treat them with the rigour they demand. His attention to detail and the fact he sets equal store by the choice of camera angle and photographic precision are not an indication of gratuitous styling but a conviction that without these elements it is impossible to get across a clear message.

Antoine Bruy is a french photographer graduated from the Vevey School of Photography in Switzerland in 2011. His work studies people and their relationship to privacy, their physical environment, and to the economic and intellectual conditions that determine them. His work has been shown in group shows internationally – Los Angeles, New-York, Paris, Dhaka, Barcelona, Seoul, Angkor. Bruy has been awarded LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards, Getty Images Emerging Talent Awards, Critical Mass 2014 and PDN's 30 in 2015. His photographs have been featured in numerous publications worldwide including The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The Guardian, WIRED, Slate, The Huffington Post and Le Monde. He is currently based in Lille, France.

Caleb Charland Growing up in Maine, Charland spent his childhood helping his father remodel their family home. This fostered an awareness for the creative use of materials, and the ability to fabricate ideas. Charland attended MassArt BFA’04, SAIC MFA’10, and Skowhegan’09. He has exhibited nationally and internationally and is in several collections including Philadelphia Museum of Art, Progressive Collection, and the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Charland received a 2016 Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant and lives in Maine.

Sean Deckert is a photographer based in Los Angeles. His work centrally focuses on photographing light at its essence, as it intersects with technology, atmospheric pollution and new space. He combines abstraction and inverse relationships with an artistic symmetry that is somewhat mathematical. His past exhibitions employs architecture, sculpture and video through unique installation methods designed to remove photographs from the confines of the wall.

Antone Dolezal’s photographs have been shown widely, including exhibitions at 555 Gallery (Boston), Candela Gallery (Richmond), Filter Space (Chicago), Museo Nacional de Arqueología y Etnología (Guatemala City), photo-eye Books & Prints (Santa Fe), Webber Represents (London), in addition to being held in various private and public collections including the Museum of Modern Art Library (New York), Museum of Contemporary Photography (Chicago), New Mexico Museum of Art (Santa Fe) and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (Kansas City).

Mark Dorf Employing a mix of photography and digital media, Dorf’s work explores the post-analogue experience – society’s interactions with the digital world and its relationship to our natural origins. Dorf scrutinizes and examines the influence of the information age through the combination of photography and digital media, looking at, in his most recent works how we encounter, translate, and understand our surroundings through the filter of science and technology. Dorf has exhibited internationally including at Galerie Philine Cremer, Dusseldorf, DE, 2016; Division Gallery, Toronto, 2015; Postmasters Gallery, New York, 2015; Outlet Gallery, Brooklyn, 2015; The Lima Museum of Contemporary Art, Lima, 2014; Harbor Gallery, New York, 2014; and the SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, 2013. Dorf’s work is included in the Fidelity Investments Collection, the Deutsche Bank Collection, and the permanent collection of the Savannah College of Art and Design.

Jade Doskow Architectural and landscape photographer Jade Doskow is known for her rigorously composed and eerily poetic images that examine the intersection of people, nature, and time. Recent press includes Slate, Smithsonian, and Dwell. Upcoming solo exhibitions include the International Centre in New Delhi, India, and Walnut Hill in Hudson, New York. Her first monograph, Lost Utopias, was just released by Black Dog London and features her 9-year project on the post-utopian architecture and landscaping of international world's fairs.

Tealia Ellis Ritter currently lives in rural Connecticut. Her work has been exhibited internationally, most recently by Aperture, The New Yorker, at PRC: Exposure, on Women in Photography, by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, The Magenta Foundation, at Catherine Edelman Gallery, by Taschen NYC and at Humble Arts “31 Under 31” exhibition. Her work has also appeared in The London Daily Telegraph, Stella Magazine, Bloomberg Pursuits Magazine and The Financial Times of London. 

Marc Falzon (b. 1987, Miami Beach, FL) graduated the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2011 with a concentration in Photography. His work explores the ramifications of the ways individuals and society consume. Falzon is now producing work of Chinese consumer culture, and currently works in Hong Kong.

Michelle Gevint is an Israeli American visual artist who works in photography, video and installation. After graduating from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design Jerusalem she resided to NY where she received a scholarship from Parsons to complete her MFA. Gevint has exhibited in group shows such as the Fridman gallery, NY, Hermitage Museum, Russia, Beijing Design Festival, China, Sotheby's Chicago, MICA, G91, New York and more. Her work has been featured in publications such as The Chicago Sun Times, Recinema catalogue, Sidney College of Arts and Arts Culture Beat, online Columbia university blog. 

Orestes Gonzalez is a NYC based art photographer. His work focuses on personal, societal observations, portraiture and urban/environmental imagery. Orestes attended the Univ of Texas at Austin with a degree in Architecture with a specialization in Photography. He is currently part of "los diez", an exhibition of Latin American photography that will travel to various countries, ending up in Photoville 2017. He is contributing editor at Casa Foa Magazine and contributing photo editor at the Queens/LIC Courier Magazine. His second monograph, "julios house" will be published by +Kris Graves Projects in the Spring of 2017.

Kris Graves (b. 1982 New York, NY) is an artist and publisher based in New York and London. He received his BFA in Visual Arts from S.U.N.Y. Purchase College. Graves has been published and exhibited globally, including the National Portrait Gallery in London, England; Blue Sky Gallery in Portland, Oregon; Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania; ClampArt Gallery in New York; Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art in Virginia Beach; and Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, Colorado among others. Kris Graves creates photographs of landscapes and people to preserve memory.

Rory Hamovit is a photographer/artist currently based out of Brooklyn, New York. Before relocating there he spent time living and making work in California, Iceland and Portugal. He is a graduate of Bard College where he received his BA in photography. These days Mr. Hamovit spends most of his leisure time researching 19th century spiritualism and pampering his cat. His all time favorite movie is Clueless, hands down.

Zoe Hatziyannaki is a visual artist based in Athens, Greece. She holds a PhD from Goldsmiths College, University of London. She is a member of the Depression Era collective and artist-led studio and project space A-DASH. Recent exhibitions: Talking PIIGS, Fondazione Sandretto, Turin 2016; TEN Visual Cultures, The Showroom Gallery, London, 2015; Depression Era, 2014, Benaki Museum, Athens; To Have and Have Not, 2013, Noorderlicht Photo Festival, Gronnigen, The Netherlands.

Aaron Hegert is an American artist who lives and works in Los Angeles. In addition to his personal practice he is a founding member of Everything Is Collective.

Kevin Hoth is from Wisconsin and has lived in a slew of places including Spain and Nantucket Island. He's had his photographic, video and performance work in over eighty exhibitions and earned an MFA in Photography from the University of Washington, Seattle in 1999. He teaches photographic imaging at the University of Colorado in lovely Boulder, Colorado and enjoys a good wood fire.

Johann Husser was born in Siberia, Russia and grew up in a small city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. After moving to Dortmund to study Spatial Planning, he is currently pursuing a BA in photography at the Fachhochschule Dortmund.

Dorotka Kaczmarek - born in 1990, lives and works in Warsaw, Poland. She graduated in art history from the University of Warsaw and from the Academy of Photography in Warsaw. In her works she tests the possibilities of the photographic medium, mostly using digital manipulation. She’s interested in a relationship between the act of creation and reception of images. Laureate of ShowOFF section at Cracow Photomonth 2015.

Cassandra Klos is a Boston-based artist. She holds a BFA in fine arts from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston at Tufts University. Her photographs have been featured in exhibitions across the United States and in a solo exhibition at the Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, Massachusetts. Her work has been published in the The Atlantic and Boston Globe and her photojournalism reporting has been published in TIME Magazine.

Czar Kristoff is a self-taught photographer based in Laguna, Philippines. His current works in the form of still and moving images, installation and bookmaking reflects his explorations on order and functionality. His work has been exhibited and published locally at Vargas Museum, 98B, Altro Mondo, Post Gallery, Blanc and West Gallery, and internationally at MoMA PS1, Art Dubai, Der Greif, Self Publish Be Happy, Danselhallerne Copenhagen, Betahaus Berlin, Krakow Photomonth Festival, Atelier de Koekoek Vienna and Gwangju Biennale. 

Elsa Leydier was born in 1988 in France. After studying languages, she entered the École Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie in Arles in 2012. After graduating in 2015, she came to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where she currently lives and works. In her photographic work, she aims to interrogate images that are used to define iconic places and territories, that she tries to show from other points of view, through the prism of alternative and lesser stories. Her work has been shown in numerous shows like in Les Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie (Arles, France), in Le Réverbère Gallery (Lyon, France), Chez Agnès b. and Les Filles du Calvaire Gallery (Paris, France), among others.

Juan Madrid lives in upstate NY and is the lab manager at the Center for Photography at Woodstock. He obtained his BFA from the Rochester Institute of Technology. His work explores the mythology of place, particularly as it relates to the United States. When not photographing, Juan enjoys hammock naps, bicycling, tennis, nature, and walking his dog.

Leonardo Magrelli was born in Rome in 1989. Holds a BA in Design and currently studies Art History in Rome. In 2010 starts working with the photographer Marco Delogu, director of the International Rome’s Photography Festival, and chief editor of Punctum Press. Aside from collaborating with the organization of the festival, Leonardo also designed many of the books published by Punctum. In 2014 starts working on his own, in order to focus much more on his photography.

Michael Marcelle was born in New Jersey in 1983, graduated from Bard College in 2005, and received an MFA from Yale University in 2013. His work has been exhibited at the Aperture Foundation, Interstate Projects, Pioneer Works, and Johalla Projects. He has been featured in The New Yorker, Vogue, Vice, Huffington Post, Juxtapoz, and more. His first book, Kokomo, will be released in Summer 2017 through MATTE Editions.

Brittany Marcoux is a photographer and visual artist from Massachusetts. In 2016 she received her MFA in photography from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. She has exhibited at the Danforth Art Museum in Framingham MA, AS220 in Providence RI, §üb∫amsøn, Aviary Gallery, and Nave Gallery in Boston MA. Marcoux is currently a teaching assistant in the Visual and Environmental Science department at Harvard University.

Mar Martín was born in 1984 in Granada, Spain. After the fine art studies in Granada with a foreign year in the AdBK Munich with main emphasis in media art she completed master studies in the area of photography, concept and creation in Madrid.  In the year 2009 she got a Leonardo da Vinci scholarship in Berlin and decided to stay in the city, where she actually lives and works. The staged photography of Mar Martin is usually inspired by topics of science which serve her as a starting point for her photographic imagination journeys. She has taken part in different international festivals like ScanTarragona (Spain), Encontros da Imagem (Portugal) or Voies Off Arles (France). Her work was published and exhibited internationally.

Pavel Matousek is a Prague based fine art photography student.

Azikiwe Mohammed graduated from Bard College in 2005 where he studied photography and fine arts. Since then he has shown these things in galleries both nationally and internationally. In 2015 he received the Art Matters Grant, and in 2016 was the recipient of the Rema Hort Mann Emmerging Artist Grant. He lives in New York and is currently in residence at Mana Fine Arts as part of their mana BSMT program.

Deepanjan Mukhopadhyay works photographically and sculpturally, investigating shifting meanings within post and neocolonialism. Deepanjan is originally from Kolkata, India, and is pursuing his MFA in photography from University of Georgia. His images have been published in Aperture, Burnaway, The Huffington Post, and PDN Magazine. He has also received honors for his work from Society of Photographic Education, 2015 PDN Photo Annual, and Society of Professional Journalists. His work has been exhibited in India, Canada, and the United States.

Christine Osinski's work has been included in recent exhibitions at The Brooklyn Museum, Alice Austen Museum, Portland Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery. Photographs and reviews of her work have appeared recently in: The New York Times; The New Yorker; BBC News; The Daily Telegraph; The Guardian; American Suburb X among other publications.

Alan Perry was born in 1989, in Longmont, Colorado. He received his BFA from Colorado State University in 2013. Alan has exhibited at Ice Cube Gallery in Denver, Black Box Gallery in Portland, and the Rendition, Curfman and Hatton Galleries in Fort Collins. In 2012, he received crowd-sourced funding to work with the Wet-Plate Collodion process. Alan Perry lives and works in Seattle, Washington.


James Reeder lives and works in Brooklyn. He has been included in dozens of exhibitions in New York and beyond. Recently Sous Les Atoiles Gallery, New York; Space 22 Gallery, Seoul; Gallery Kayafas, Boston; Storefront Ten Eyck, Brooklyn; 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo; Projective City, Paris; and Mixed Greens in New York. Solo exhibition venues include Lesley Heller Workspace, New York; A.M. Richard Fine Art in Brooklyn; and ATA Window Gallery in San Francisco.

Anna Rotty lives in San Francisco. Her work aims to explore the tension between resistance and acceptance of change. She is interested in the relationship between maintaining control, versus surrendering to process and material. Her inspiration comes from the dialogue between two forces, their influence on each other, and the impermanence of it all. Much of her recent work has a dreamlike quality referencing memories and abstracting the familiar.

Niv Rozenberg is a Brooklyn based photographer originally from Israel. He holds an MFA in Photography from Parsons, The New School for Design, and previously graduated with honors from Hadassah College in Israel. His work has been shown nationally and internationally, most recently including BRIC Biennial, Simon/Neuman2 Gallery and Another New York public exhibition by Art-Bridge. Niv’s work has been published in the New York Time and The New Yorker among others. 

Adam Ryder holds an MFA in Photography from the School of Visual Arts and lives and works in New York City. His work has dealt with occult governmental entities, architectural photographic survey endeavors and scientific and genre imagery from texts and film respectively.

Anastasia Samoylova is a Russian-born artist based in the United States. By utilizing tools and strategies related to digital media and commercial photography, her work interrogates notions of environmentalism, consumerism and the picturesque. Samoylova’s work participates in the landscape photography tradition while scrutinizing the consumable products it generates.

Griselda San Martin is a Spanish documentary photographer based in New York City and Tijuana, Mexico. In 2015, she graduated from the Photojournalism program at ICP in New York and she also holds an M.A. in Journalism from the University of Colorado. Her projects delve into issues of immigration, deportation, inequality and human rights violations. She is interested in in-depth stories that transcend borders and cultures and challenge popular assumptions and dominant media discourses.

Matthew Schenning is a Brooklyn based photographer originally from Baltimore, MD where he spent his youth playing in the abandoned spaces under highway overpasses.

Marco Scozzaro is an Italian artist based in New York City, whose practice incorporates photography, music, video and installation. He studied psychology at the University of Parma in Italy and photography at the School of Visual Arts in New York. Recently his work appeared on Osmos and was exhibited at Photography is Magic, curated by Charlotte Cotton at Aperture. He is currently artist in residence at Baxter St with a forthcoming solo show next February.

Talia Shipman’s visual practice is motivated by her fascination with an ongoing quest for balance amidst a world of extremes, and humans’ ability to change or be changed. Aligned with this notion, she is captivated by the color turquoise and its relation to water as an ever-morphing form. Shipman is a multiple year recipient of the Magenta Foundation's Flash Forward emerging photographer award, is currently represented by Back Gallery Project, and has exhibited and been published in Canada, US, and UK.

Elin o'Hara Slavick is a Professor of Studio Art, Theory and Practice at UNC, Chapel Hill. She is the author of two books: Bomb After Bomb - A Violent Cartography, with a foreword by Howard Zinn and After Hiroshima, with an essay by James Elkins. A photographer, artist, curator, critic, activist, mother, writer and educator, slavick has exhibited her work internationally. She is considering running for political office or starting a new interdisciplinary MA, MFA, PhD program inspired by Black Mountain College.

Parsley Steinweiss is interested in ideas surrounding the physical and conceptual nature of photography.  She received her BA from Sarah Lawrence College and her MFA from SUNY Purchase.  She has appeared in a number of exhibitions in New York, L.A. and Canada.  She has also been featured in the Humble Arts Foundation’s The Collector’s Guide to Emerging Art Photography and written about in PDN’s Emerging Photographer magazine.  She currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Andrew Straub My name is Andrew Straub, I am currently a senior at School of Visual Arts, with a major focusing in fine art photography.I was born in Delaware, and am currently residing in New York City.

Rachel Sussman, who currently has work at MASS MoCA and the New Museum Los Gatos, spent a decade creating "The Oldest Living Things in the World," now a traveling exhibition and New York Times Bestselling book. She is a Guggenheim, NYFA, and MacDowell Colony Fellow, TED speaker. She's currently an artist in residence with SETI and at TED, where she's working on a new talk about connecting personal time to cosmic time to spark long-term thinking.

Stephanie Sutton was born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1985. Her work utilizes photography, video installation, and performance to probe transformative notions of (dis)embodiment and the fat body. She will complete her MFA at the University of Georgia in 2017.

Daniel Temkin makes images, programming languages, and interactive pieces that use the machine as a place of confrontation between human thought and logic. His blog, 2014 recipient of the grant, documents the history of programming languages as an art medium. He regularly performs readings from his Internet Directory project, a 37,000+ page loose-leaf book of all the .COM domains in alphabetical order; he received a commission from the Webby Awards to build an online version, a scroll of domains that takes two years to watch. Daniel has written on art rooted in human/computer interaction for World Picture Journal, Leonardo, and the Media-N Journal, and presented at conferences such as SXSW, GLI.TC/H, SIGGRAPH, and Media Art Histories. His work has been featured in ArtNews, the New York Times, and the Boston Globe.

Jessica Thalmann is an artist, curator and writer currently based in Toronto and New York City. She received a Master of Fine Arts in Advanced Photographic Studies from ICP-Bard College. She has shown at various venues in Toronto, Vancouver and New York City including the Art Gallery of Mississauga, Flash Forward 2010, Whippersnapper Gallery, Nuit Blanche, the Artist Project, VIVO Media Arts Center, Aperture Foundation, the International Centre of Photography, Photoville, the Camera Club of New York and Printed Matter’s New York Art Book Fair.

Daniel Traub (b. 1971) is a New York-based photographer and filmmaker, originally from Philadelphia. Since 1999, he has been engaged with long-term photographic projects in China, including Simplified Characters, a series of street pictures that explore the vast changes at the beginning of the 21st century in Chinese cities, as well as the series Peripheries, which looks at the landscape at the outskirts of several major Chinese cities. His photographs have been exhibited internationally, including solo exhibitions at the Catherine Edelman Gallery in Chicago, Slought in Philadelphia and the Lianzhou photo festival in China. His work can be found in public and private collections, such as the Margulies Collection at the WAREhOUSE and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. His work has also appeared in publications including Aperture, European Photography and The New York Times Magazine. He has published two monographs with Kehrer Verlag: North Philadelphia (2014) and Little North Road (2016).

Nicole White holds a BFA from Massachusetts College of Art, a MA in Art History from the University of Connecticut and a MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her artwork examines the reproduction and dissemination of photographic images, particularly with a focus on the shifting materiality of the medium. Currently, she resides in Oakland, CA.