Theonepointeight is a photographer and director based out of Los Angeles, California. His photos and videos have been featured on websites and publications such as Rolling Stone, Hypebeast/Hypetrak, Juxtapoz, Complex, The Huffington Post, Interview Magazine, Resident Advisor & Billboard. His photography has been published in Juxtapoz Magazine, Graffiti Art Magazine, Flash Art Magazine, Wired (Japan), the Los Angeles Times and the New York Times. Also, he was recently featured on Hypebeast’s Through The Lens photo series which focused on his street & urban photography.
In Fall of 2013 he was accepted into the prestigious Missouri Photo Workshop which in its 65th year took place in the community of Trenton, Missouri. Guided by faculty that included some of the country’s top photojournalists, he spent a week in Trenton documenting the small town life of a county sheriff in a photo essay titled “The Guardian of Grundy County”. You can find the essay through this link.
His documentary and video work has been featured in MOCA’s Youtube Channel (Museum of Contemporary Art) where he followed French artist JR across the city of Los Angeles during his “Wrinkles of the City” campaign. He also documented the work of art collective Cyrcle. and their exhibition “Organized Chaos!”. This film was released through Pharrell’s “I Am Other” youtube channel and presented by Hypebeast as part of their “Others” series.
Other contemporary artists he has photographed and documented include Vhils, RETNA, El Mac, Cai Guo-Qiang, Paul Insect, Anthony Lister, Dabs Myla, Herakut and Shepard Fairey (Obey) to name a few. Notable musicians in his portfolio include Tiësto, Empire of the Sun, Thom Yorke, Moby, Dave Stewart, Crystal Castles, Amon Tobin, DJ Shadow, The Dead Kennedys, Bonobo, Iggy Azalea, T.I., Kasabian, Kavinsky, TNGHT, Nosaj Thing, Russian Circles, The Glitch Mob and more.