Jon Michael Anzalone

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Location: New York City
Nationality: Queens
Biography: Analog spiritualist. Crumbling cities and strange places. Jon Michael Anzalone works independently on stories of personal interest and significance, carrying out well-studied, politically mature, and humanist photo essays on obscure topics. His... read on
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NO LAWS
jon michael anzalone
Jan 6, 2017
Location: Bozeman
Three moments, two journeys, and a diary, NO LAWS is a long read, slow burn photoessay set in 2016 over the course of a year in Southwest Montana, Costa Rica, Pennsylvania, and New York. It is a love letter to America, and a divorce from it. Exploring a reconnection to the Americana of "The West," and a disconnection with the idea of expatriation, it wanders in search of home. It takes place in dream, nightmare, and reality, but is never certain which at any time.

It is a messy, visually scattered work, geographically disparate, shot on dirty lenses, lost rolls of film, and full of technical flaws and errors. But who cares? It's 2016. No laws.

See the whole photoessay here.
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