This ongoing collaboration with photographer Wesley and writer Paul continues into a second season for The Observers. In this round I began to draw more of the subjects as well as include some background for context.
Jamel Shabazz. African-American, fashion, fine art, and documentary photographer. Shabazz has gained international recognition through his various books, exhibitions, and editorial magazine works.
Bruce Davidson. An award-winning photographer known for documenting New York City
Yvonne Venegas. Photographer based in Mexico City focused on expressing ideas through portraiture. She has published three monographs and has been a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Magnum Expression Award and a prestigious Sistema Nacional de Creadores grant.
Kathy Ryan. Director of Photography at The New York Times Magazine since 1987. She is known for her impeccable eye and in taking risks by cross-assigning photographers to different assignments outside of their realm.
Micaiah Carter. Editorial and fashion photographer based in Brooklyn, NY
Cheryl Dunn. American documentary filmmaker and photographer, known for her award-winning film, Everybody Street.
Elliott Erwitt. Living legend known for his humorous and iconic black and white photography.
Adrenele Sonariwo. Award-winning curator, art entrepreneur, founder of the Rele Art Gallery and Rele Art Foundation.
Adam Goldberg. Photographer, actor, director, producer, and musician. Perhaps best known for his roles in film and television, Goldberg has appeared in Dazed and Confused, Saving Private Ryan, A Beautiful Mind, Zodiac, Friends, and Entourage.
Ronan Mckenzie. Photographer, curator, and publisher of HARD EARS.
Rosie Matheson. London-based documentary film photographer.
Eva Barois De Caevel. Independent curator drawn towards moving images, experimental cinema, and the history of production structures.
Steven “Sweatpants” Irby. Brooklyn-based photographer, director, and co-founder of the quarterly photography publication Street Dreams Magazine.