Middle Distance or The Anxiety of Influence / Isaac Diggs
Isaac Diggs is a photographer and educator. For over two decades he has photographed the urban fabric of cities and communities in the United States and abroad. His work has been exhibited in the United States and Japan, and is part of private and public collections like the New York Public Library and the Walker Art Center, among others. He has received support from the Asian Cultural Council, The Center for Photography at Woodstock, The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and The Puffin Foundation. A native of Cleveland, OH, Diggs received his B.A. in English Literature at Columbia University and his M.F.A. in photography from the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College. He has taught at the School of Visual Arts since 2000. His book, 125th: Time in Harlem, done in collaboration with Edward Hillel, was published in 2014.