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Soul of a City – Exhibition Opening
January 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Loisaida Inc. is proud to present Ryan John Lee
Lee is a photographer/filmmaker based in New York City. He is a longtime resident of the Lower East Side.
The soul of a city is manifested through its inhabitants: the newspaper sellers, subway riders, pavement pounders, and window shoppers. These seemingly banal routines and daily chores are what feed a city’s energy and identity. Soul of a City represents a collection of these everyday moments I’ve been fortunate enough to capture. Some are humorous or touching, while others are heartbreaking. In these photographs, I’ve aimed to transform the ordinary into something more magical and highlight the calm within the chaos of the urban landscape.