Category Archives: personal projects

Highlights from Lauren Greenfield’s “Generation Wealth” press tour: “In so many ways, Trump and his rise was the apotheosis of Generation Wealth”

  “I did not expect Trump to win the election, but when he did, it was kind of like the content of this work, of the 25 years, bearing out. In so many ways, Trump and his rise was the apotheosis of Generation Wealth. There were so many commonalities between him and David Siegel [one […]

Melanie Acevedo’s “Another 52 Weeks”: besties

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Nigel Cox combines cosmetics and flora in luscious color study

Melanie Acevedo’s “Another 52 Weeks”: Rockwell, Strawberry, and Squirrel

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Melanie Acevedo’s “Another 52 Weeks”: guitar hero

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Melanie Acevedo’s “Another 52 Weeks”: waffling

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Time magazine features Brinson+Banks’ “LA Woman” portrait series

“Los Angeles is a hotbed of creativity and promise. But it can also feel isolated and unreceptive. For photographic duo Kendrick Brinson and David Walter Banks, their new project, ‘LA Woman,’ was an opportunity to showcase this wealth of female talent whilst connecting women within their community,” writes Alexandra Genova in her introduction to “The […]

Presenting “Patagonia,” a new portrait series by Martin Sigal

“On South America’s southern frontier, nature grows wild, barren and beautiful. Spaces are large, as are the silences that fill them. For the newly arrived, such emptiness can be as impressive as the sight of Patagonia’s jagged peaks, pristine rivers and dusty backwater oases.” Lonely Planet‘s gorgeous description of Patagonia is a fitting introduction to […]

At the Spring Hackathon in New York this month, college students competed in a high-pressure 24-hour coding spree. Doug Menuez, who was there to document the next generation of fearless geniuses, takes us behind the scenes

What’s the tech counterpart to marathons and triathlons? Hackathons. And earlier this month, New York University was host to a big one organized by hackNY, a nonprofit organization whose stated aim is “to federate the next generation of hackers for the New York innovation community.” The Spring Hackathon—there’s also one in the fall—drew hundreds of […]

Melanie Acevedo’s “Another 52 Weeks”: Where’s Rocky?

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