August 6, 2014
, otherwise known as the Polaroid Kidd, left home at 18 to drift across the US, crisscrossing the continent by freight train. Brodie spent three years travelling, camera in hand, photographing the people he encountered along the way. His resultant photobook, A Period of Juvenile Prosperity
, is at once intimate and dirty, defiant and seductive.
August 4, 2014
translates to "alien", and is the moniker for photographer Adrian Storey. A British photographer and filmmaker living in Tokyo states that he "would rather be an alien than an outsider". This statement speaks to his work, as each of his series explores those that live outside the confines of social expectations and norms. He travels widely and has worked as the director of photography for a 2011 documentary titled Twende Berlin
, that is about activism in public spaces. His photography is honest, compelling, at times, dark and very much rooted in documentary. Check out his website for more film and photography!