All photos made on Saturday, July 29, 2017 between the hours of 9:00am-9:00pm.
Frank Blazquez's photography attempts to capture the human subjects in his environment. He currently resides in Albuquerque, New Mexico. His photography possesses themes of marginalization as defined by economic class and cultural identity. Blazquez utilizes subjects representational to the present-day counter-narrative in New Mexico. Additionally, he studies history at the University of New Mexico.
Find Frank on Instagram: @and_frank13
Matthew J. Brown is a photographer living in Kingsport, Tennessee. Brown graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2015 from East Tennessee State University. Brown's work has been exhibited internationally and has been featured in articles by iGNANT, It's Nice That, Ain't Bad Magazine, Oxford American's Eyes on the South, and the first issue of Documentum, among others. Brown is included in the Looking At Appalachia collection, as well as the permanent collection at ETSU. Brown was coproducer and director of photography for a short film titled Due Date which placed first at the Tennessee Communications Association conference in 2017.
Find Matthew on Instagram: @mattieice_brownieslice