Edward Grazda is the author of A Last Glance (powerHouse Books, 2015), Afghanistan Diary 1992-2000 (powerHouse Books, 2000), and Afghanistan 1980-1989 (DerAlltag, 1990). His work has appeared in The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, Double Take, and Granta and is in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the New York Public Library, The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and MoMA, New York among others. He has received grants from The New York Foundation for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts, and has been a MacDowell Colony Fellow four times. NY Masjid- The Mosques of New York with text by Jerrilynn Dodds and photographs by Edward Grazda was published by powerHouse Books in May 2002. In 2009, with Jeff Ladd and Valerie Sonnenthal, Ed founded Errata Editions-a publishing company dedicated to making important rare photo books accessible with its Books on Books series. Grazda teaches at The International Center of Photography in New York.
"Mean Streets: NYC 1970-1985 is an important reminder to take off the smartphone-induced blinders." -Cool Hunting
"Grazda's camera doesn't look away from the humanity in front of it -- good, bad or ugly -- and his discerning eye gives us wonderful visual political and social commentary that is open to interpretation and debate." -F-Stop Magazine
"Kick-ass documentary street photography. Plain and simple." -Ed Templeton for PhotoBookStore Magazine
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