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Nguan – How Loneliness Goes

Nguan grew up in Singapore and graduated with a degree in Film and Video Production from Northwestern University in Illinois. His first monograph, Shibuya, was named in PDN Annual as one of the best photo books of 2010, and his work has been featured in publications such as Arkitip, It’s Nice That, and the Vice Photo Issue. —— In Nguan’s second monograph entitled How Loneliness Goes, soft light and a muted palette coat moments of rare solace in one of the most crowded countries in the world. We are hit with the word loneliness before even opening the cover, and as the pages go by we start to question if the subjects are the lonely ones, or if maybe it’s the artist. Or maybe it’s all of us. The work unfolds slowly and becomes a nod to all those who feel alone in a crowded room, who live on busy streets, and get a little more lost with every face they see. But this monograph isn’t only about loneliness. It’s also about Singapore. Nguan has …

Brandon Thibodeaux

Brandon Thibodeaux (b. 1981) was raised in Beaumont, Texas. He now resides in Dallas, where he freelances for clients like MSNBC.com, Newsweek, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal, among others. When he’s not doing that he’s likely found running the back roads of the South with a twin lens over his shoulder. He is a member of the photography collective MJR, based in New York City. American Photo Magazine, Photo District News, NPR, and the New York Times Lens Blog have acknowledged his work in the Mississippi Delta and in 2012 the Oxford American listed him in their 100 Under 100 New Superstars of Southern Art. In 2013 he was awarded the solo show award for Critical Mass Top 50 and he is the 2014 recipient of the New Orleans Photo Alliance’s Michael P. Smith Fund for Documentary Photography grant. When Morning Comes When Morning Comes is a reflection of life in the Mississippi Delta. I first traveled to the region in the summer of 2009 because I needed to breathe after my …