An Oldie But Goodie By Vincent Laforet!

Previous New York Times journalist, Vincent Laforet shot this photo in 2004. Taken at the Lasker Rink in New York City from the overhead vantage point of a helicopter, the piece captures a moment in time that makes you think twice. The piece is aptly and cleverly titled: “Me and My Human”.

Since 2004, Laforet has shot some extremely powerful images generally falling into two different genres: photojournalism and aerial. He has an innate ability to capture patterns in human behavior from the air in a way that makes us look like miniatures, and a skill to capture dramatic moments in human history, such as those from Hurricane Katrina or war protests.

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Vivian Hua 華婷婷

Vivian Hua 華婷婷 (they/she) is a writer, filmmaker, and organizer. As the Executive Director of Northwest Film Forum in Seattle and Editor-in-Chief of the interdisciplinary arts publication, REDEFINE, much of their work unifies their metaphysical interests with their belief that art can positively transform the self and society. Vivian regularly shares human-centered stories through their storytelling newsletter, RAMBLIN’ WITH VEE! In 2021, they will begin production on a BIPOC metaphysical comedy film entitled RECKLESS SPIRITS. They are passionate about cultural spaces, sustainable practices, and finding ways to covertly and overtly disrupt oppressive structures. YEAH!

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