Tyler Mitchell is a photographer and filmmaker living and working in Brooklyn, NY. His career started at an early age: filming skate videos and documenting the music, fashion and youth culture in Atlanta. In 2017, he graduated from NYU Tisch School of the Arts with a B.F.A. in Film & Television. By this time, he had already published his first photobook El Paquete (2015), in which he captured the architecture and lively skateboard culture in Havana, Cuba. In his first years of college, he started making video clips for music acts and shot campaigns for Givenchy, American Eagle and Marc Jacobs, amongst others. In 2018, he made history when he photographed Beyoncé for the cover of the American Vogue’s September Issue. He has participated in various group exhibitions by Aperture Foundation, Red Hook Labs and Artsy.
artworks in the collection
read the interview with Hans Ulrich Obrist
Featured in Foam Magazine #53 Adorned, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Artistic Director of the Serpentine Galleries, goes into conversation with Tyler Mitchell. They speak about optimism, utopias, and how photography can be a way of achieving the impossible.