Sophie Brill

Photographer, editor, runner, haver of opinions.
Location: New York, NY
Nationality: American
Biography:         Sophie Brill  is a New York City-based photo editor and curator, and a graduate at the School of Visual Arts. She is the Photo Editor at Narratively Inc. Check out her profile, here . 
For These Orthodox Jewish Designers, Leopard Print is the New "Modest" Fashion
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Jul 5, 2017
In hot pink and spandex, these are not your grandma’s shmatas.

Photography by Sara Swaty

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Getting Hooked on the Weird and Wonderful World of Body Suspension

By Sophie Brill — Devotees of this peculiar pastime insist there’s nothing more blissful than hanging from hooks laced..

Monday, November 6th, SVA Theater!

By Sophie Brill — NYC: I'm humbled to share that my thesis project, "Proof of Age," which deals with the inconsistencies in..
News Spotlight

The Housing Battle at the End of the World

By Sophie Brill — When tourism boomed in Ushuaia, Argentina--the world's southernmost city--displaced locals occupied land in..

From Ancient Greece to Barroom Pastime, This Pro Team Epitomizes the Evolution of Arm-Wrestling

By Sophie Brill — The traveling Willamette Valley High Rollers are out to prove their sport is real, and that it’s not just..

He Defended the Woman Who Drowned Her Five Children--Then Dedicated His Life to Making Sure It Never Happens Again

By Sophie Brill — The notorious case of Andrea Yates was the first time many people – including George Parnham – had ever..

The Violent, Lonely World of Myanmar's Child Boxers

By Sophie Brill — The brutal bloodsport Lethwei has caught fire – so much that parents are putting their kids in the ring...

Meet the Forgotten Footsoldiers of Fidel's Global Revolution

By Sophie Brill — They spent decades fighting, unpaid and uncelebrated, for socialist movements from Angola to Iraq. But as..

These FARC Guerrillas Are Trading Their Guns for Cameras

By Sophie Brill — They spent the majority of their lives with weapons in their hands and war on their minds. Now, a group of..

Welcome to Moonlight Rollerway, Where Nothing Has Changed Since 1956

By Sophie Brill — This California roller rink has held an Organ Night every Tuesday since Eisenhower. And the diehards are..

These Cannabis Farmers Carry Out an Ancient Tradition High in the Himalayas

By Sophie Brill — In a remote village almost 9,000 feet above sea level, a very old leaf is one of the only means to make a..

This Standup Comic Turned His Disability Into Comedy Gold

By Sophie Brill — Chris Crespo was born with a rare physical condition that left him with half-length arms – and a killer..

Stuck in Limbo, These Muslim Men Are Turning to Prostitution, and Grappling with Guilt

By Sophie Brill — Today on Narratively: inside a refugee camp in Greece, where Afghans take desperate measures to feed their..

The Man Behind New York's One-Stop Elopement Shop

By Sophie Brill — Forget the $50,000, years-in-the-works wedding extravaganza. Goran Veljic runs a booming business as an..

Meet The 20-Year Old Reporter Who's Firing Questions At President Trump--From The White House

By Sophie Brill — Kyle Mazza created a news site when he was just eight years old. By high school, he was already on the front..

The Story of the Groundbreaking Boxing Champ Who Lost His Title--Because He Was Gay

By Sophie Brill — Dividing his time between Harlem and France, he was treated at some times as a champion and others as scum...

This Man Makes Terrifyingly Realistic Donald Trump Masks

By Sophie Brill — Landon Meier makes terrifyingly realistic "Hyperflesh" masks inspired by topical, pop culture figures and..

Meet the Super Serious Sasquatch Chasers of America's Premier Bigfoot Conference

By Sophie Brill — The annual Ohio Bigfoot Conference – or OBC for short – was first held in 1989. It combines the intellectual..

These African Refugees Hoped to Build New Lives in Israel. Instead, They're Stuck in Endless Legal Limbo.

By Sophie Brill — According to the Aid Organization for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Israel (ASSAF), Eritreans and Sudanese..
Awards News

The Jamaican Dance Style Keeping Brooklyn Kids Off The Street

By Sophie Brill — His love for the 'bruk up' dance helped this one-time drug dealer turn his life around. Now, he's bringing..
Awards News

In America, Owning Your Own Land Doesn't Mean You Can Stop Oil Companies From Ruining It

By Sophie Brill — "Polluted groundwater put these Wyoming farmers' livelihoods at risk. They found out the hard way that what..
Awards News

This Italian Soccer Team Is Made Up Entirely of Refugees

By Sophie Brill — "They traveled unimaginable distances in search of a better life. Now, one inspiring sports club is helping..
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