Short bio from the Rencontres d'Arles festival's website:
" Daniel Jack Lyons is an American artist and anthropologist whose work focuses largely on marginalized youth, whether occupying spaces on the periphery of society or in the face of conflict.
He has exhibited his work internationally, most recently in Los Angeles, New York, Milan, Amsterdam, Warsaw, London, and Mozambique. His work has appeared in numerous publications including The New York Times, i-D, The New Yorker, and Vogue Italia. "
In 2022, his series "Like a River", born out of an invitation to join a youth center in the middle of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil for a residency, was exhibitied at the Rencontres d'Arles festival, and a photobook was published with Loose Joints later that year.
© Portrait by Nino Muñoz taken from the Rencontres d'Arles website
Presentation by Loose Joints: " An anthropological exploration of identity, transformation and coming-of-age amongst marginalised communities in the heart of the Amazon. Daniel Jack Lyons' debut monograph continues the American artist's long-term commitments to visualising the social and political rights of under-represented communities. Initially from a...