Street Photography

June 5, 2020

Powerful Photos Capture the Passionate George Floyd Protests in Minneapolis [Interview]

For Dr. Artyom Tonoyan, the need to be politically active started at a young age. Growing up in Soviet Armenia, he saw firsthand how protests could bring a wave of change. So as an avid photographer, it only made sense for him to hit the streets as protests against the police brutality that resulted in the murder of George Floyd took hold across Minneapolis and St. Paul.

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November 15, 2019

Artist Draws Monsters Bursting Out of Phones of People Staring at Their Screens

Cellphone use is a staple of modern living; but, around the world, it's becoming all too apparent that people are consumed by their mobile devices, even while taking a stroll outside. Some cities in China and Europe have designed “texter sidewalks” just to clear pedestrian traffic jams. If you're not in one of those uniquely designed spaces, though, seeing groups of people with their heads down is an all-too-familiar sight.

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September 16, 2019

Photographer Captures Portraits of Strangers He Met on the Streets 25 Years Later

Self-described “documentarist” Daniel Meadows has made countless contributions to contemporary photography. In addition to influencing the creative field, however, his work has also played a pivotal role in a much larger realm: British society as a whole. Daniel Meadows: Now and Then, an eye-opening exhibition at Oxford's Bodleian Libraries, explores how the Gloucestershire-born figure has captured “the extraordinary aspects of ordinary life.” Now and Then gives viewers a comprehensive glimpse into Meadows' practice.

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