Chance encounters in Staten Island - man and dog

Encounters

28 Aug 2020 Staten Island
Chance encounters in Staten Island - reading
Photo by Olga Ginzburg

LOCATION: 656 Father Capodanno Blvd, Staten Island
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This project is about a love of place, with all the complexity that word can generate. The photographs are created on chance encounters. What I seek is a kind of magic that can exist in ordinary daily living.

Many of the people I meet have a sense of pride about this place; that connection with their surroundings is something I want to explore. Like clues or hints, I find myself looking for the subtle ways my subjects reveal themselves.

Featuring: Olga Ginzburg

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Olga Ginzburg is a documentary photographer based in Staten Island, New York. Her work has appeared in the The New York Times and it has been exhibited at the Alice Austen House.

She works as a freelance photographer and reporter.

ABOUT THE PARTNER

The Alice Austen House fosters creative expression, explores personal identity, and educates and inspires the public through the interpretation of the photographs, life, and historic home of pioneering American photographer Alice Austen (1866-1952).

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