Lelanie Foster

Mr. Carlos A. Foster, Jr. Words & Images © Lelanie Foster. On the first day I photograph my uncle, ironically he talks to me about the idea of everyone doing their part to contribute to society and sings me a Bob Dylan song that goes, "how many…

Zhanna Kurmanova

The Walls Words & Images © Zhanna Kurmanova. I came to United States in 2008, fresh off the boat and barely spoke English. It was tough at first, but I liked the freedom, so I stuck around. I enjoyed the diversity and meeting people from…

Raymond Navarro

Pleasure, The Public and Propriety Words & Images © Raymond Navarro. I lay on a flat cool bed of rock shaded from glaring sunlight. I was in the bliss of forgetting everything but my current surroundings: lush trees, birds rustling on fallen leaves, the smell…

Will Matsuda

Arubamu Words & Images © Will Matsuda. I look like I could be from anywhere. When I visit my ancestral homelands, I look like I'm an outsider. I imagine even my ancestors asking me, "No, where are you really from?" Two months ago I found…

Oliwia Paszkowska

Rich vs. Poor Words & Images © Oliwia Paszkowska. The gap between the richest Americans and everyone else is at a historic high. 90 percent of American workers have watched their wages drop as the cost of living increases. The national average minimum wage is…

Camila Cossio

City Dioramas Words & Images © Camila Cossio. Traditional landscapes where more related with nature, including physical elements of landforms like mountains, rivers, valleys, etc. An inversion of the city as primary landscape appeared with the industrial revolution. In less than a century, we went…

Justin L. Stewart

America's Footprint Words & Images © Justin L. Stewart. The United States Army Corps of Engineers has long been involved with coastal development in the form of building marinas, creating breakwaters and more. They were the government agency tasked with handling the construction of dams…

Terry Phan

Mỹ Vietnam Words & Images © Terry Phan. What defines my existence? It is my family's memories? My ethnic background? Or is it my own memories? The lack of Vietnamese-American representation around me has caused me to investigate what exactly being Vietnamese-American means for me being…