"Last Days of Toys R Us", 2019 | Joanna Kulesza & Andy Sarjahani
Joanna Kulesza is a documentary and portrait photographer based in Austin, Texas. She has worked with or been featured in The New York Times, VICE, Vogue Italia, AARP, Bloomberg and the ACLU, and was a production assistant on the 2016 award-winning documentary film Jackson.
Andy Sarjahani is an East Tennessee based documentary filmmaker and photographer. As the son of an Iranian immigrant that grew up in the Ozarks of Arkansas, he has particular interest in exploring the nuances of rural America and the seemingly unnatural stark juxtapositions that sometimes present themselves in our day-to-day lives.
We spoke to Andy and Joanna about their collaborative project.