Aaron Cohen

Grant Type: CREATIVE
Use of Funds: photography supplies

Aaron M. Cohen is a photographer and educator based in Philadelphia, PA. He received an MA in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University, and subsequently attended the International Center of Photography’s Documentary Photography and Photojournalism program. While he was a student there, he interned at Magnum Photos. He specializes in long-term projects that explore communities and subcultures. His work has appeared in a number of publications including Time Out New York, GEO, The Sun Magazine. Vice.com, Time.com, LaRepubblica.com, and CNN.com. He received an artist grant from the Puffin Foundation for his project “The Communitarians.” A limited edition artist zine of “The Communitarians” was published by U.K.-based Doomed Gallery/The Photoocopy Club in 2015.