Recorded in Brooklyn, NY
Episode Length: 45:05
Air Date: April 7, 2017
Produced by: Jordan Weitzman
Edited by by: Cristal Duhaime
Our guest on the show today is photographer Bryson Rand. Bryson’s work engages with his experience as a gay man and speaks to a multitude of issues surrounding gay life today. Desire, shame, pleasure, violence, love, and empowerment are all made visible through his mysterious and inviting gaze. Bryson’s work not only depicts a very personal sense of male beauty, but transcends his subjects as well, creating photographs that on their own life and new meaning.
Bryson earned his MFA from Yale University, and his work has been exhibited at the prestigious Frankel Gallery in San Francisco and Regen Projects in LA. This month, he’ll be showing an ongoing body of work called Some Small Fever in his debut solo show at La Mama Galleria in New York.
We conducted this interview at Bryson's home in Brooklyn where he lives with his husband Ryan, and their dog Cassidy.