Friday, May 27, 2011

Photographer #300: Lyle Owerko

Lyle Owerko, 1968, Canada, is a portrait and documentary photographer working and living in New York. He studied at the Pratt Institute in NYC. He was the photographer who shot the cover of Time in 2001 of the twin towers on fire on September 11. The happenings he witnessed on September 11th, 2001 have been published as a monograph called And No Birds Sang. The Boombox Project has been released as a book in 2010 for which he has photographed a large amount of vintage boomboxes, taking us back to the 80's. Lyle has traveled extensively for his photography resulting in various projects on the African continent. He works with Human Rights groups documenting cultural groups hoping to contribute to the betterment of the human condition. Owerko also concentrates on film making and commercial work. The following images come from the series The Boombox Project, Radio Simba and The Samburu.


1 comment:

joao carlos said...

he is also a nice guy all around ..awesome