Born and raised between boroughs Brooklyn and Queens, New York, Sydney Lowe is a photographer, artist and producer. She is passionate about untold stories, visual ethnography and arts’ potential for transforming culture, society and identity. She is interested in what makes us all different and what makes us all the same.
Her work has been exhibited internationally in galleries and community spaces in Italy, Mexico, New York, California, and Connecticut.
Sydney's ongoing portraiture project, Generation Balotelli, featuring African-Italian youth was presented in the E-vento d’Africa installation hosted by la Biblioteca Comunale di Sala Bolognese in Bologna, Italy in 2012. Selected photographs from the series were featured in the SOMArts Bay Gallery in San Francisco in 2013, at the Palazzo Barone Ferrara in Bari, Italy and at the Instituto Municipal de Arte y Cultura in Tijuana, Mexico in 2014.
Her photographs have also been published in Frommer's Travel Guidebooks and in literary art journals Eleven Eleven and Spook Mag. She is a recipient of the Art & Travel grant from the Jamie A. Hulley Arts Foundation and winner in the Crossing Borders international art competition hosted by Emergent Art Space.
Sydney holds a double B.A. in Visual Culture and Italian Studies from Wesleyan University.
She lives in Brooklyn. Contact: email@example.com