Pride Photo Award 2019
During a two-month backpacking trip through Europe in the spring of 2018 Mickey Aloisio photographed over 50 men in six cities. He found himself stepping in front of the lens with them as a way of visually documenting and reflecting on these immensely intimate first encounters.
Z (2015) is a collection of nude ambrotype portraits working with transgender, cisgender, and a spectrum of genderqueer and gender non-conforming individuals.
ASYLUM is a series of mainly self-portraits that seeks to examine the contemporary African male sexuality against a backdrop of religion and tradition.
Portraits of young men obsessed by their appearance and controlling their image on social networks, looking for physical perfection, retouching their face with coloured lenses, makeup and even surgery.
When expelled by God, Kain went to the Land of Nod, east of Eden (Genesis 4:16). Nod stems from nad: restless, wandering.
The underground Kiki Ballroom scene in New York City is a community organized by LGBTQ youth (14-25 years) of color, many of whom were cast out by their families and communities.
Relationships, real or imagined, are at the center of this work. Growing up queer, I searched for a history that spoke to me—included me.
In Peru, a country with a highly machismo, conservative, religious and transphobic culture, transgender women are extremely marginalized and discriminated by society.