Charles W. Young was born in Bergen County, NJ in 1997. He will expect to graduate from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2019 with a BFA in Photography, Cinematography, and History of Modern Architecture.
Young's analog and digital photography operate in a way which mislead conclusions about the possibilities of what photography can accomplish. Photography is a medium which can render an image that translates our perception of reality; however, it can also render reality incomprehensible and fantastic, using nothing more than light, a lens, and a roll of film. This is the basis for which Young creates his work. He often uses architecture as a subject matter to explore the idea of using photography to manipulate space on a large scale. Architecture is the most abundant system of infrastructure people interact with, and is a direct reflection of the state of our society.
His photography examines these systems, infrastructures, and industries that reflect order in our society. His goal is to use photography to understand and manipulate concepts and standards of order.
Young currently lives and works in Chicago, IL.
Young can be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org