The Insiders - Amy Touchette
The Insiders are portraits of strangers I passed by while walking around New York City. The vulnerability and freedom of being an individual in a sea of other individuals gives New Yorkers a more intimate understanding of fellow man than those living elsewhere. In a population this diverse, community is formed through myriad differences—not as communities ordinarily congeal, through vines of similarities.
In New York City, there is no one who doesn’t belong; even the most extreme individual is expected to be here. As a result, friends and foes don't necessarily wear the expected uniforms, and all individuals hold a potential for connection. It is insider information.I also wanted to mention that when I went to the Capture Brooklyn opening, I definitely took a closer look at Valery Rizzo's photographs. They are gorgeous and they do capture Brooklyn quite beautifully.
- Amy Touchette
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I like Amy Touchette's thinking about photography in this series called "The Insiders". She has created some fine and memorable street portraits from her city. - Mr UrbanoWatch all 13 pictures from this selection.