Photograph by Coco McPherson
Image Title: Coney
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Medium: 35mm Color Negative Film
Year Created: 2020
Image Description: This 35mm photograph was made in Coney Island in the summer of 2020, as New Yorkers seeking relief from the heat and the isolation of the pandemic cautiously returned to "the People's Playground."
Photographer's Bio: Coco McPherson is a reporter and photographer with bylines in Gothamist, Fast Company, Five Journal, Rolling Stone, Vibe, and The Village Voice, where she was also a weekly columnist. Her ongoing documentary projects examine political agency, environmental justice and the impacts of the climate crisis on vulnerable coastal communities in New York City. Her photographs have been exhibited at Photoville 2021, at the Bronx Documentary Center, in San Francisco,and at galleries including PC4 Gallery and Urban Studio Unbound.