David is an American photographer based in New York City and Taos, New Mexico. For the past two decades his work has focused on endangered landscapes and cultures displaced by environmental, social, economic and political causes. His work has won numerous awards and is exhibited internationally. David is an honors graduate of Brooks Institute (BFA, 1981).
In 1982 he moved to New York City and began a career photographing landscape, environmental and conceptual projects. David’s studio in Taos, New Mexico was built to LEED certified standards for sustainability. His studio is entirely solar powered, uses catchment water and is passive solar heated. David is the 2009 recipient of the Sony World Photography Awards L’Iris D’or Prize for his work in the deserts of the southwestern United States. Having spent 15 years working in India, David’s recent work has focused on the Tibetan exile community. In addition to his own work photographing in urban and remote settlements, David has held workshops teaching photography to Tibetan refugee students as a means of communication and cultural preservation.
Born in London in 1968, Platon was raised in the Greek Isles until his family returned to England in the 1970's. He attended St. Martin's School of Art and after receiving his BA with honors in Graphic Design, went on to receive an MA in Photography and Fine Art at the Royal College of Art. After working for British Vogue for several years, he was invited to NY to work for the late John Kennedy Jr. and his political magazine, 'George'. After shooting portraits for a range (…)
Fausto Podavini was born in Rome, where he still lives and works. His passion for photography began when he was 18, first as assistant and studio photographer, then working on ethnological and social reportage. In 1992, he worked at MIFAV, the photography museum at Tor Vergata University in Rome and then studied at the John Kaverdash photography academy in Milan, taking a master’s degree in reportage. Podavini left studio photography to dedicate himself exclusively to (…)