The Gordon Parks Basis Gallery, Pleasantville, NY // September 20, 2023 – November 17, 2023
For greater than a decade, Andre D. Wagner has explored and documented New York Metropolis road life, with a selected give attention to the altering panorama of his Bushwick, Brooklyn neighborhood.
Born in Omaha, Wagner moved to New York in 2011 to pursue a grasp’s diploma in social work, however images turned his calling. Wagner’s work and observe suits into the lineage of road images that investigates the American social panorama and highlights themes of race, class, and social identification. He’s additionally dedicated to photographic processes, creating his personal black-and-white negatives and making gelatin silver prints in his private darkroom. This exhibition, at The Gordon Parks Foundation, that includes over 100 pictures made between 2014 and 2023, pays homage to the historical past of road images and consists of never-before-seen movie and audio recordings Wagner made in collaboration together with his topics.