Mikael Kennedy ‘The Odyseuss’
“Travel has really always been a theme in all of my works and by that, home has almost been a theme even in its absence.” – Mikael Kennedy
About The Artist
Mikael Kennedy is a photographer living and working in New York City. He is the author of the internationally acclaimed Polaroid travel blog: Passport to Trespass and his Polaroid work is represented by the Peter Hay Halpert Fine Art Gallery of New York City. Kennedy’s Polaroids were recently the subject of a solo show at the historic Chelsea Hotel in New York City and were shown at the International Polaroid Symposium in Cardiff, Wales where he was invited as a guest lecturer. Kennedy’s photographs have appeared in Nylon, Dazed & Confused, Blown (UK), Cosmoplotian, WWD,GQ.com. His photographs are part of the permanent collection at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, TX as well as in private collections nationwide.
Recently filmmaker Lendl Tellington along with partner Ricky Leighton and Theo Constantinou of Paradigm Magazine experienced the great opportunity of following renowned photographer, Mikael Kennedy. Here is what was said about the experience:
Over the course of the day, Mikael discussed his photo series ‘The Odyseuss’- it’s inception and impact on his life. Mikael took us on a trip back in time as he showed us his photography and journals, all chronicling a journey with the American Landscape. – Lendl Tellington
On Februrary 10th 2012, Mikael Kennedy will be showing ‘The Odyseuss’ in Philadelphia, PA. The video below is a trailer for this final exhibition. The exhibit is being curated by Paradigm Magazine and will be shown at Studio:Christensen.
Special thanks to Lendl Tellington of Sukkatash for showing us this artist!