2021 Featured Content
Gallup aims to examine and expose the systemic inequities that fuel chronic alcoholism and death in the streets of Gallup, New Mexico. This photo essay is an accumulation of themes: community issues, exploitation of substances, and the aftermath of colonization. Photography, elements of journalism, creative non-fiction, and other text elements help to build a personal narrative around the conditions in Gallup.
The Los Angeles Teen Artist focuses on teen artists overcoming a stigma that is tied to young creative people living in Los Angeles, California. Themes of living in a hyper-active environment, individualism, and creative expression are present. The film strives to break down the stigmas placed around artists and give insight into the way they see themselves, each other, and the world around them.