Rodrigo Cañedo-Gattegno’s project aims at reverting the order in which Ciudad Juarez, Mexico has been characterized while giving a truthful and personal portrait of the city—it uses the Mexican-American border as analogous to the city’s underlying socio-cultural divide.
Mark Davis’ “427” is a meditation on the death of the artist’s father in the crash of USAir Flight 427 and the artist’s first time visiting the crash site as an adult. The work blends past and present narratives through found documents, video stills, and made photographs. It is a study of loss, memory, and ritual.
In his thesis, “Notes From a Long Journey,” Cameron Mattis explores the tense, uneasy, and sometimes humorous relationship between human beings and the natural environment. In photographing these spaces of interaction, he finds moments of strangeness, of transience, and occasionally of bizarre and wonderful beauty.