Cole Barash - Brooklyn, NY

We would recommend taking the time to get lost in Cole’s gorgeous portfolio, and we’re looking forward to hosting him & his family on the Island while he dips into a new & experimental series! Get a glimpse at his projects & learn a little more about him below...

Cole Barash (b. 1987) is a visual artist based in Brooklyn, NY. Working in the mediums of digital, analog, and archival photography, his work often focuses on the conversation of color and composition between two objects or moments.

His photography has been featured in numerous publications including, Time Lightbox, Rolling Stone, Vogue, and Relapse Mag, among others. His book, Grimséy (2015) was published by The Silas Finch Foundation and subsequently recognized by TIME as one of the top photobooks of 2015. Images from Grimséy have been displayed in a solo exhibition at the National Museum of Iceland in 2017.

Barash’s most recent book, Smokejumpers (2017) presents a vision into the truly inaccessible world of wildland firefighters and was shortlisted for the 2017 Anamorphosis Prize becoming part of the Franklin Furnace Archive as well as the collection at the MoMA Library.