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Zoe Strauss
For ten years, photographer and USA Gund Fellow Zoe Strauss exhibited her work under Interstate-95 in South Philadelphia.
Her photographs create an epic narrative and reflect the beauty and struggle of everyday life in invisible communities.

Photos © Zoe Strauss

QUICKTAKES
  • Hometown
    • Philadelphia
  • Artistic practice
    • Installation and photography
  • Inspired by
    • Everything!
  • If I weren’t an artist I’d be
    • A babysitter
  • My all-time most favorite
    • [Person] is my wife,
      Lynn Bloom
  • My all-time least favorite
    • [Things] are electrical wires that hang over the streets in Philly and are insufferably oppressive architecture
  • Next up
    • Making time for thinking