John Visentin – Fortune Magazine

May 21, 2020 12:49 pm
In early March I photographed John Visentin, the CEO of Xerox, for Fortune magazine. Many thanks to Photo Editor Alexandra Scimecca.

The Ferrari Factory – WIRED Italy

May 7, 2020 1:59 pm
Back in mid February, just a week before Italy became the epicenter of the Covid-19 crisis, I spent the morning at the Ferrari factory on assignment for WIRED Italy. This story is about the use of cobots, which are collaborative robots intended to interact with humans in a shared workspace. This story was part of…

Robot Waitress – WIRED Italy

May 1, 2020 1:45 pm
Back in February, on assignment for WIRED Italy , I spent an evening photographing a robot that serves sushi. I got the sense that it was more of a gimmick than a way of increasing productivity, and the humans working that night didn’t seem worried that “she” (🙄) would be taking their jobs any time…
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Esports – WIRED Italy

April 10, 2020 5:22 pm
Back in mid-February, I photographed some kids for WIRED Italy who make a living playing video games. These pictures were taken in an esports bar in Bergamo, the small town that, just days later, became the epicenter of the Covid-19 crisis. I hope that everyone we met in town that day is doing ok. This…

Call Center – WIRED Italy

March 16, 2020 1:37 pm
Back in mid February, just a week before Italy became the epicenter of the Covid-19 crisis, I spent a day at a call center on assignment for WIRED Italy. This call center handles both incoming and outgoing calls, meaning they field customer service calls for huge companies, and they also cold-call to sell goods and…

Laura Kaplan – The Guardian Weekend

January 21, 2020 12:39 pm
A few days after the new year I travelled to Woodstock, New York to photograph Laura Kaplan for The Guardian Weekend magazine. In the late 60’s and early 70’s, Laura was part of an organization called Jane, a group of feminists who facilitated underground abortions before they became legal in the United States. Laura Barton…

Hamburg, Iowa – A Town in the Wake of Disaster

December 5, 2019 11:57 am
This past March, the town of Hamburg, Iowa was devastated by Missouri River flooding. With less than 72 hours notice, 169 of 560 homes were under water, and nearly all of Hamburg’s businesses were too. What does a disaster like this mean for a small town and its residents? My good friend Jaka Vinsek and…

Ben Rosen – Bloomberg Markets

October 8, 2019 11:29 am
Tech veteran Ben Rosen at his home in Connecticut for Bloomberg Markets. Many thanks to Photo Editor Donna Cohen.

The Red Dirt Road Spectacular

September 19, 2019 7:10 pm
Last weekend I hung out with some of my favorite people at a cabin on Lake Martin in Alabama. Most of our time was spent on that dock or in the water, but the highlight was the talent show on the last night.
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Larry & Marg O’Neil – Collectors’ Island

September 14, 2019 6:01 pm
Larry and Marg O’Neil have been obsessed with cast-iron cookware since the early 1990s. Now they’ve amassed some fourteen thousand pieces in their collection – forty-two tons (38,000 kilos) of sand-cast ferrous metal that they’ve wrangled back to their property in Tacoma, just south of Seattle. “What is it that makes people collect things? Larry…

White Mountains – Hiking the Presidential Traverse

September 4, 2019 6:21 pm
Last weekend I hiked the Presidential Traverse in New Hampshire with my friends Edward and Wade. These first two videos are some drone footage from two different peaks, and below are some pictures I took along the way.

Hiroshi Murase – Collectors’ Island

September 6, 2019 5:34 pm
Arimatsu, the capital of Shibori tie-dyeing, is a small suburb of the city of Nagoya, which is located about 200 miles southeast of Tokyo. From the early 1600’s until the early 1900’s, Shibori was the town’s most important industry, until outsourcing to South Korea and China shifted most of the business out of town. In…

Francine de Corbez – Collectors’ Island

August 22, 2019 5:19 pm
Francine de Corbez is obsessed with Chinese teapots. This intrigue began in the late 1980’s when she and her husband Michel travelled regularly between Paris and China – Michel worked as a flight attendant on the Asian routes and speaks Mandarin. This resulted in a collection of over 300 teapots, some going as far back…

Patrick de Maillard – Collectors’ Island

August 1, 2019 5:08 pm
Patrick de Maillard is a collector of boucharouite and zindekh Moroccan rugs, both of which are made with scraps of cut-up and knotted rags found in local souks (outdoor markets). “Moroccans are ashamed of them because they’re made of their old clothing and are thus a symbol of poverty,” says Maillard. But in recent years…

Françoise Darmon – Collectors’ Island

July 17, 2019 3:34 pm
Françoise Darmon ventured into conceptual and minimal art in the late 1970’s when she abandoned her pharmacy studies to focus on contemporary art at The École du Louvre. “At that time, the scope of studies had not gone beyond postwar American abstract expressionism. If you wanted to know the artists of our own times, you…

The Founders of Sweetgreen – Fortune Magazine

July 7, 2019 11:38 am
A few weeks ago I photographed Jonathan Neman, Nathaniel Ru and Nicolas Jammet, the founders of Sweetgreen for Fortune magazine. Many thanks to Photo Editor Armin Harris.

Teo Yang – Collectors’ Island

July 3, 2019 4:44 pm
Teo Yang did not become a collector by chance. Some of his most cherished pieces were handed to him by his paternal grandparents who had to flee their home during the Korean War (1950–53).Ninety percent of the family’s collection was lost in their exile to Busan, in the south of the country. Every word Teo…

Gabriel Barbier-Mueller – Collectors’ Island

June 20, 2019 2:06 pm
Gabriel Barbier-Mueller has assembled one of the world’s largest collections of Japanese armor. Mueller grew up in Geneva and in 1979 moved to Dallas where he met his wife, Ann. After gathering more than 1,500 objects, including more than 70 full suits of armor, they opened The Samurai Collection in Dallas, Texas in 2012. Each…

Salvatore Bumbello – Collectors’ Island

June 1, 2019 12:00 pm
Salvatore Bumbello is a puppet maker who does most of his work for the Antonio Pasqualino International Puppet Museum in Palermo, Italy.  Traditional Sicilian marionettes, called pupi, provided a popular form of entertainment from the early 1800’s until the 1960’s when audiences lost interest, likely due to the omnipresence of television. Salvatore is one of…

Jacqueline Lecarme – Collectors’ Island

May 25, 2019 3:25 pm
The Belgian artist Jacqueline Lecarme has been collecting objects made of the plastic compound Galalith (aka Erinoid) for more than 30 years. She uses these pieces to create what she calls “a world of fantasy made of combs, hair grips, buttons, belt buckles, and other feminine accessories.” Her pieces — long-legged, bug-eyed spiders, a diamond-stealing…

Rosario Perricone – Collectors’ Island

May 14, 2019 1:03 pm
The winter garden of the former Hotel de France, once Palermo’s most prestigious hotel, now houses the Antonio Pasqualino International Marionette Museum. It is the physical manifestation of a dream to preserve a form of theatre that has meant so much in Sicilian history: the Opera dei Pupi. Founded in 1975, the museum is now…

Bruce de Ste Croix

May 5, 2019 2:23 pm
Bruce de Ste Croix is the president of Provincetown’s Universalist Unitarian meeting house. Not only is he a historian of the AIDS crisis, but he’s also a long-term survivor of it. Bruce was diagnosed in 1984, and it wasn’t until 1996 that the life-saving drug cocktails became available. He attributes his survival during those 12…

Gus Powell – Vrij Nederland

May 2, 2019 9:56 am
I spent an hour walking the streets with Gus Powell, one of my favorite photographers, for a story about his work in the Dutch magazine Vrij Nederland. The story was beautifully written by Robin van den Maagdenberg, it was originally printed in dutch and can be viewed here – I’ve included it below theses photos…

SOCIETA’ ANONIMA

April 3, 2019 9:47 am
UPDATE! April 3rd, 2019: National Geographic has published this story here.  Bari is a small city located on Southern Italy’s Adriatic Coast. The first time I visited was in 2009, I was there to help my friend Antonio Piccirilli on a shoot for his fashion collection. During our short stay I started to realize what…