Geninah Intoy (she/her) is a senior at Ridgefield Park Jr. Sr. High School in New Jersey. She used to despise the very sight of a camera because she was usually in front of it. Given the chance to go behind a camera, she realized she could capture moments that bring a smile.
Glo (they/them) is a senior at the Henry Viscardi School who became interested in photography when they received their first professional camera for their sixteenth birthday. Photography is one of their favorite art mediums along with musical theatre, reading, and multifaceted activism. They want to showcase their life and community.
Julia Carpio (she/her) is a senior at Francis Lewis High School. Her interest in photography has always been being able to capture unique moments and memorable landscapes by focusing on smaller details instead of the bigger picture. “Being behind a camera has given me a level of confidence I never expected.”
Lauren Cichon (she/her) is a senior at NYC iSchool. “My journey with visual art and mental health mirror each other. I find myself making art and finding freedom through creation. I draw and paint over the walls in my room; I photograph people in their own bubbles. Being able to submit at times to reality–and creative dreamlike escapes, is a balance I am still striving to maintain.”