Illuminating Disparity: Economic Inequality in the Midwest examines the contemporary world through a socioeconomic lens. By using documentary photography, emphasis is placed on culture, values, and political issues in the context of the Midwest. The current estimates of economic inequality leaves the top twenty percent holding eighty percent of the wealth while the bottom forty percent […]
We’re interested in contemporary art in both traditional and nontraditional contexts, with an emphasis on inclusivity and accessibility. Our goal is to highlight working artists, new and progressive spaces, as well as publishers of artist books and other attainable media. To acknowledge work overlooked with time, while remaining informed and critical of the greater Art community, and its collaborative role in building a society.
Since photography’s inception, the publics’ natural inclination is that photography is the ultimate truth-teller. They have been misled. Today, more than ever before, we are surrounded by lies. Our culture is dominated by photographs that desire desperately to be true. To serve as evidence of our travels, achievements, and popularity. The world of social media […]
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YOU HAVE NOTHING TO FEAR EXCEPT, WELL, EVERYTHING “Don’t go to Russia,” said chef, author, and TV personality Anthony Bourdain during a May visit to my hometown. Bourdain had already confessed to eating sheep testicles in Morocco and a raw seal eyeball during an Inuit seal hunt as well as an unwashed warthog rectum in […]
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My career began as a spoiled layabout in Greensboro, NC, surrounded by a jackpot of weirdoes, three of whom are now the editors who bring you Mayday Magazine. Upon arrival in Greensboro, I had made a handful of short films, the earliest dating back to an 8th grade short which re-enacted the Nat Turner Slave Rebellion […]
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