While Ethiopia’s sky-heavy terrain leaves its residents engulfed by a jungle of impressions, myths and searing truths, their daily existence remains tinged with sociopolitical issues, a sense of spirituality, and an undeniable nearness to the animal world.
Joey L. is a Canadian commercial photographer, director and published author based in Brooklyn, New York. A sensitive observer of endangered cultures and traditions, Joey travels the globe creating dramatic portraits while giving the viewer a powerful insight into his subjects’ lives. His photo series range from Brooklyn, New York to Siberut, Indonesia; proof of an artist equally comfortable with the familiar and the exotic. His work is cinematic and contemporary – a fine art portrait approach to subjects once only seen in photojournalistic styles.