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Above and Across Chicago Launch Party

  By Trope Publishing Co

The Trope team was excited to celebrate the publication of Above and Across Chicago on Tuesday, July 9, with a gallery show and book signing. Photographers Adam...

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In Conversation: Mark Anthony

In Conversation: Mark Anthony

Mark Anthony is not your typical drag king. After studying archaeology at a prestigious university, he moved to the bustling and vibrant city...

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In Conversation: Sergio Mayora

In Conversation: Sergio Mayora

Before the days of social media and the internet, Weeds Tavern’s host and bartender Sergio Mayora attracted a loyal, diverse, and eclectic crowd to the bar with his...

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In Conversation: Michael Sidofsky

In Conversation: Michael Sidofsky

Michael Sidofsky, the travel photographer behind the wildly popular mindzeye Instagram channel, has always had an eye for composition. Growing up, his grandfather, a painter,...

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In Conversation: Carlos Segura

In Conversation: Carlos Segura

Author and designer Carlos Segura had no intentions of becoming a graphic designer. However, a chance encounter changed his perspective and introduced him to the complex world of...

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In Conversation: Steve Rolfe

In Conversation: Steve Rolfe

Most people might think that spending hours staring down at the ground makes one insecure or closed off - Steve Rolfe would say just the opposite.

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In Conversation: Paul Natkin

In Conversation: Paul Natkin

You’d be hard pressed to find anyone involved in Chicago’s music scene who doesn’t know of Paul Natkin. Widely considered the city’s foremost music photographer, Natkin’s work has...

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In Conversation: Eren Sarigul

In Conversation: Eren Sarigul

One thing self-taught photographer Eren Sarigul is intentional about while taking photos is being present. Known for musing over an eclectic range of subjects throughout Japan and his current home of...

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In Conversation: Tom Maday & Peter Shea

In Conversation: Tom Maday & Peter Shea

A celebration of the individuals who worked tirelessly in an effort to uphold America’s democracy, In the Arena boldly questions our society’s perspective of those who are not victorious in their...

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In Conversation: David Lee Csicsko

In Conversation: David Lee Csicsko

Award-winning artist and designer David Lee Csicsko has an impressive background. From countless solo exhibitions to illustrations in the Chicago Tribune and even designing for the White House Christmas in 2012,...

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