WHO? I am Ilan Ben Yehuda from the city of Ramat Gan in Israel. For a living, I do graphic design for the fashion industry. I studied film photography (black and white) about 25 years ago at Camera Obscura in Tel Aviv. About 12 years ago I started photographing intensively on the street.
WHO? I am Cecilia Guerrero (aka CegroGuerrero), born in central Mexico. I am the daughter of a single mother and would have liked to also be my father’s daughter. I can imagine myself in a small town near the mountains. Every day I think about what my life could be like had he not rejected me at birth. And so I build fragments of myself in images, through the lives of others.
WHO? Hi, I’m Hazel Hankin. A native New Yorker, I lived in Brooklyn most of my life and now live in Jackson Heights, Queens. I’ve enjoyed a long career in photography and teaching.
WHO? Hi. I am Seda Bikan Toksöz. I was born in İstanbul, where I grew up and still live. I have been interested in photography for about four years.
WHO? At a very early age I experienced vast open spaces, driving trucks, tractors and heavy machinery on my parents’ Iowa farm. In addition, my academic background includes sociological and psychological sciences. So, when I bought a camera on a whim, these indelible experiences informed my budding improvisational social commentary as a street photographer.
WHO? My name is Conway Chung. I am an Asian American, born and raised in New York City. I live in Brooklyn and work in Manhattan. I picked up photography as a hobby in 2015 by taking photographs of friends and family. In 2018, I met a couple of photographers around the Bryant Park area and observed how they made candid photographs of people on the busy streets. After looking at these photographers’ work on their social media and websites, I became fascinated with the street photography genre.
WHO? I am Valeria, born and raised in Rome, with the love for photography inherited from my father who first made me know some technical aspects, and then I continued as self-taught from 2016 to today. I started photographing to escape from the routine, without having a specific idea in mind of what to photograph.
WHO? I am Md. Enamul Kabir from Bangladesh. I grew up in a town called Kotchandpur. It’s a small but beautiful town. ork in the capital city, Dhaka.
WHO? A curious Bronx native Chicana that has her heart, head and eyes on the same axis.
WHO? Hello, my name is Enrico Markus Essl and I was born in Linz, Austria. I grew up in Salzburg and I currently I live and work in Linz. I am a self-taught photographer; I have been photographing since my youth, and enjoyed photography as an elective subject in school. My first camera was a Russian Zenit SLR which I bought at the age of 12 with my pocket money.