Photo Poets: Stephen Shaum

Photo Poets Street Photography curated by Aja Joi Grant Photographer: Stephen Shaum, owner of Bike Courier Perfect, @bikecourierperfect Bio: Committed to living, working, and playing by bike. Searching for life on the margins of presupposed, prepackaged experiences. Being in tune to the city’s flow. Photography styles: Architectural, Documentary Multidisciplinary photographer working in digital media, utilizing a mirrorless Sony camera. Notice […]

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Photo Poets: Braxton Taylor

“How do you interpret the title, Photo Poet?” – Aja “To be a photo poet, is to be someone who can capture a moment with the intention of telling a story in the final product.” – Braxton From the hood to the woods and everywhere in between, Braxton Taylor’s photography reflects on his personal exposure to an array of everchanging […]

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Photo Poets: Jef Janis

My love for photography began at the age of fifteen when my high school art teacher at John Hay suggested that I take photos so that I would have content to draw in class. I began at that point walking my neighborhood, creating images of everything that caught my eye. I was most drawn to creating images of people, either […]

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Photo Poets: Vivica Satterwhite

Photo Poets is a street photography feature, curated by Aja Joi Grant. In this issue we feature Vivica F. Satterwhite. My name is Vivica Satterwhite, I am a 24-year-old Cleveland native and self-taught photographer. I was first introduced to photography by my grandmother, who loved film and captured many family moments on film with her keen eye for shots. I’ve […]

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Aja Joi Grant Can See What You Can’t See

Aja Joi Grant is a printmaker and photographer who uses digital media elements powered by spirituality and a commitment to The Community. Beginning with this issue of CAN Journal, she curates a street photography feature called Photo Poets, highlighting different photographers each quarter. We talk about her show at The Current, the photographer as G-d and Steely Dan. Also, the […]

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