Interview with Eirik Johnson: Part 2
Recently photographer Eirik Johnson gave an interview about his exhibition Sawdust Mountain currently on view at Aperture Gallery. The previously posted first part of the interview in which Johnson talked about key images in the exhibit is viewable here. Now, in the second segment of Johnson’s interview, learn more about Johnson’s moving portraits which explore relationships between subject and environment. Johnson shares the stories behind several of his encounters with inhabitants of the Northwest of all ages, touching on how these communities have adjusted to the decline of the region’s bedrock industries. Speaking about his portraits of the younger generation, Johnson raises questions about the uncertain future of these communities.