ARTIST: Lanna Apisukh

Lanna Apisukh is a portrait and documentary photographer based in New York City. With a background in skateboarding and an extensive athletic career as a former elite gymnast, she is drawn to dynamic individuals walking their own path. Her work explores identity, individuality and place through bold and honest stories she strives to create in her images.

Lanna is a BA graduate of the University of Washington and has expanded on her photography education at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Her editorial and personal work has been featured in Bust Magazine, Aint–Bad, The Photographic Journal, Lomography Magazine and more. She currently works with BKC photo school to provide creative education to everyday New Yorkers and is a founding member of Seeing Collective, an artist group hosting talks, photo exhibitions and critiques to foster community and a supportive network within the photo industry.