Originally from Wisconsin, Mark Kauzlarich is a New York City-based documentary photographer. His recent work focuses on isolation and marginalization in the United States, with special interest in the rural Midwest. In 2018 he was a winner of Magenta Foundation’s Flash Forward. He holds a Master’s of Arts in Journalism from the University of Missouri and dual Bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Middle East Studies from the University of Wisconsin. His clients include The New York Times, TIME, CNN, Reuters, The Weather Channel, The Wall Street Journal, Die Zeit, The Huffington Post, and others. His work has been featured three times by TIME’s Lightbox and once by The New York Times’ Lens Blog. In 2015, Mark interned at The New York Times. Prior to his internship, while attending graduate school, Mark freelanced frequently for The New York Times and Reuters covering the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri and its aftermath.