Thursday, January 27, 2011

Photographer #215: Wayne Lawrence

Wayne Lawrence, 1974, The Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, works and lives in Brooklyn, New York. He left St. Kitts in 1994 and started working as a carpenter. He swopped carpenting with photography several years ago. Wayne's work focuses on "individuals and rituals within communities otherwise overlooked by the mainstream media". His work has been shown at various exhibitions and has been published in magazines as Colors, Newsweek and the New York Times Magazine.  The following images come from the series Orchard Beach (The Bronx Riviera), Jouvert (Labor Day in Brooklyn) and MIA (Urban Beach Week).


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