Shakeil Greeley

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What’s your major at school? I’ve been studying Visual Studies since the first day that I got here at Penn. I’m a senior now, but I don’t have any particular focus within visual studies. All of my ideas stem from … Continue reading

Christo Dagorov

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You were born in Bulgaria. What is unique about the art in Bulgaria? Bulgaria is on the threshold to the Orient, which means many different cultural influences have shaped the Country during the past. The country is so varied, regarding … Continue reading

Federico Babina

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Why illustration, of all branches of art? I think that in any art form, we can find the the presence and many connections with other forms of artistic expression. When I make an illustration, in a certain way I paint, I … Continue reading

Ethan Jones

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What is it about photography that you love? I love how photography can elicit empathy, and as a photographer I’m most excited to make work that engages with that notion on some level. I also love how photography often gives … Continue reading

David Rodriguez

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I’m very excited to speak to you about your work today and I’m thankful that Ani [Katz] urged me to reach out. How do you two know each other? She was in the same graduate photography program with me. She, … Continue reading

Annabel Blue

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Are you a student? I’m seventeen and in Year 12, which is the last year of high school in Australia. Do you have an idea of what you’ll study in uni? I want to be a photojournalist. For that, I … Continue reading

Jason Vaughn

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Did you always want to become a photographer growing up? Actually, my parents are both ceramic artists and I discovered photography slowly. I studied graphic design in Texas, and when I moved to LA, I was a college music promoter. … Continue reading

Birthe Piontek

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I believe you are currently based in Vancouver, Canada but originally from Germany. What was the transition like from living in Germany to Canada? I moved almost 10 years ago from Germany to Vancouver. I had graduated from university in … Continue reading

Ben Marcin

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Tell me about how you got into photography. I started late. I was about 27-years-old and had always enjoyed art and even fiddled around with watercolors. I had a day job but at night, I would work on my paintings. … Continue reading

Hallie Bateman

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What sort of cartoons did you grow up on? As far as reading materials, I read a lot of The Far Side, FoxTrot, and Garfield. Ooh, and In Me Own Words: The Autobiography of Bigfoot by Graham Roumieu! I found … Continue reading

Sarker Protick

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Where are you based? I was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh. This is home for me. Can you describe the art scene in Bangladesh, which I must admit I am not too familiar with? It’s very vibrant. Culturally, this geographic location … Continue reading

Lisa Lindvay

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Tell us about your first camera. I can’t remember the name of the camera, but it was a point- and-shoot that I got for Christmas one year. I grew up in a big family. My older cousin wanted to be … Continue reading