George Byrne uses Los Angeles to study loneliness

By Brennavan Sritharan

“Photography is a funny game,” says LA-based photographer George Byrne. “It’s a lonely sport – you’re on your own, on an obscure mission to capture something and you don’t often know what you’re looking for but you know when you see it.”

Byrne moved from Sydney to Melbourne, then experienced New York for one year before settling in Los Angeles – without much money or knowledge of the city – in 2011.

The alien quality of his photographs stems from this personal distance from LA.

“A lot of the time I’m shooting in LA I feel like I’m at war,” he says. “It’s …read more

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