SVA Alumnus Ryan Shorosky's Fascinating Photos of People in Las Vegas
July 7, 2017
From The New York Times: “When Ryan Shorosky graduated from the School of Visual Arts in New York in 2014, he decided to drive an 18-wheeler around the country for a year, photographing truck drivers along the way. That was when he first went to Las Vegas. He returned there once a month over the course of that year.
On his latest trip, in May, Mr. Shorosky wanted to capture the variety of people who work in Las Vegas, especially those with unconventional jobs. ‘In other cities you might work as a barista, but in Vegas really strange opportunities exist for people that live there,’ he said. He saw these two women outside the Bellagio hotel. The woman on the left has a tattoo covering most of her thigh. ‘There is a dichotomy that exists in Vegas where, from afar, things kind of look like they're meant to be, but when you dig in closer, you figure out that there are a lot more layers to the people or the place,’ the photographer said…” (For the full story, a video and more photos, click here)