The Naked Result: How Exotic Dance Became Big Business
Written by Jessica Berson
Published by Oxford University Press
Released January/February 2016
Cover photograph & several interior shots
Written by Nora "Awkwafina" Lum
Photographed by Elyssa Goodman
Published by Clarkson Potter at Random House
Released April 2015
Cover photographs and all interior shots
Inside the Movement to Make Ballet a More LGBTQ-Inclusive Space
My photos of genderqueer dance company Ballez appear alongside the article
The Portland Phoenix
My photograph of Ballez appears on the cover.
The Gods and Goddesses of LGBT Anti-Prom
I photographed the annual Anti-Prom at the New York Public Library.
Denmark Vessey's Unconventional Wisdom
Portraits of the rising rapper on location in Red Hook, Brooklyn
Oddisee's Fantastic Voyage Through Hip-Hop
I photographed rapper Oddisee for the first cover story for Bandcamp's new editorial vertical
Pêche Di and the Trans Modeling Revolution
I photographed the founder of Trans Models NYC, a transgender modeling agency.
Whips, Chains, Paddles, and Puppies: Scenes from the Folsom Street East Festival
I photographed the 18th Annual Folsom Street East Fetish Festival, and here's what I saw (NSFW).
Riding with the Oldest, All-Gay, All-Male, All-Riding Motorcycle Club
I spent three months getting to know the fellas of the Empire City Motorcycle Club after the club celebrated its 50th anniversary.
The Jewish Daily Forward
Behind the Scenes at Fashion Week with Yigal Azrouël
I photographed backstage at the designer's Fall/Winter 2015 collection show.
Fort Tilden Writer/Director Sarah-Violet Bliss is Indie Cinema's Next Big Thing
I interviewed and photographed Sarah-Violet Bliss, whose film Fort Tilden won the 2014 South by Southwest Grand Jury Prize
Inspired by Late '80s Fashion, Tribe NYC Wants to Create a Style Revolution
Photos and Q&A with the collective of young artists
Is Britney Spears the Ultimate Feminist Icon?
Photographs of a Britney Spears 101 class in Brooklyn
Performance: Love or Money?
The New Yorker
Elizabeth Streb: Between Flight and Death
What Does Love Look Like?
Photos published on Glamour.com's "Smitten" blog, interpreting the question "What does love look like?"
What Does Sexy Look Like?
Also for Glamour.com's "Smitten" blog, interpreting what sexy is.
New York Magazine
Can an Asian Woman Be Taken Seriously in Rap?
Profiling New York rapper Awkwafina
The Shoe (Jena Malone and Lem Jay Ignacio) at
The duo performs in Lower Manhattan
Teenage Fanclub and Honeyblood
The bands perform on New York's Pier 84
Low Cut Connie and Yonatan Gat at Baby's All Right
A late night show gets wonderfully wild in Brooklyn
Peaches, Deap Vally, and Sandy Kane at Irving Plaza
Peaches' 2015 Rub Tour comes to New York
2:54, Honeyblood, Okay Kaya at Rough Trade
2:54's first night of touring in Brooklyn
Modern Baseball, Knucklepuck, Foxing, Crying,
The last night of Modern Baseball's 2014 tour
On Stage: Acrobatics and a Trip to Mississippi
Time Out New York
Summer Parties Cover: July 18-31, 2013
Please note some images may have been cropped by the site for the links below.
The new Daniel Ezralow show about the life of Pearl S. Buck debuts at Lincoln Center
Battery Dance Festival
An Evening of Colombia Dance
Alison Cook Beatty, Tina Croll, Mari Meade, Jennifer Mueller, Battery Dance
David Byrne's color guard extravaganza at Barclays Center
National Ballet of China
The company performs "Peony Pavilion" at the David Koch Theatre at Lincoln Center
Alvin Ailey at Lincoln Center
The dance theatre artist performs "I Understand Everything Better" at Abrons Arts Center
Stephen Petronio Company
The company celebrates its 30th anniversary with a performance at the Joyce
A new dance theatre piece at The Kitchen
Karole Armitage's company performs "On the Nature of Things" at the Museum of Natural History
The company rehearses as part of their New York Live Arts studio residency
Radio City Music Hall Spring Spectacular
Starring Laura Benanti, Derek Hough, and the Rockettes
Pam Tanowitz at PLATFORM 2015
The choreographer creates a piece in one day at Danspace Project
Kate Weare Company performs "Dark Lark" at BAM Fisher
The company presents its "Shape & Design" season at the Joyce
Liz Gerring and Company
Photographs from a rehearsal of glacial
The company debuts three new dances from Artistic Director Michele Wiles
Nederlands Dans Theatre 2
The company returns to the Joyce after five years
"Social Dance 1-8: Index" is performed at Issue Project Room
Tanztheatre Wuppertal Pina Bausch
Gelsey Kirkland Ballet
The ballet school performs The Nutcracker at Pace University
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo
Scenes from The Trocks' latest tour
Tere O' Connor
"Bleed" is staged at Danspace Project
Celebrating the company's women, this program features Linda Celeste Sims and Hope Boykin
Garfield's WOW shows at Danspace Project
The Russian company performs Giselle at Lincoln Center
Jeremy Wade and Mark Tompkins
The duo performs Stardust at the Queer New York International Arts Festival
The company performs Sadeh21 at BAM
Actual Size, inspired by the films of Alfred Hitchcock
Live Dancing Archive shows at NYLA
The choreographer presents Moment Marigold at BAM Fisher
Fall for Dance at the Delacorte
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance and Lil' Buck with Robbie Fairchild, Tiler Peck, and more
Traditional Indian dance at the Drive East Festival
The tap dancer and company at the Downtown Dance Festival
Lori Belilove and the Isadora Duncan Dance Company
Modern dance at the Downtown Dance Festival
Rennie Harris Puremovement
The hip-hop dance company rehearses at Lincoln Center Out of Doors
Pilobolus's 2014 season at The Joyce
The Russian ballet company performs Swan Lake at Lincoln Center
10 Hairy Legs
Glover and company perform "Meditation" at The Joyce
Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet
Under new artistic director Alexandra Damiani, the troupe performs at BAM
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre
Photographs of Polish Pieces and Awassa Astrige/Ostrich at Lincoln Center
Rigal shows "Micro" at The Joyce
The choreographer presents his work "Within between" at New York Live Arts
AUNTS + SALTA
The modern dance and performance art collectives collaborate for a show at the Secret Works Loft in Bushwick
Lyon Opera Ballet
The company performs Christian Rizzo's "ni fleurs, ni ford-mustang" at the Brooklyn Academy of Music
The world premiere of "Cornbread Duet" at BAM
The company performs "Echo" at New York City Center
Pam Tanowitz Dance debuts at The Joyce with Passagen and Heaven on One's Head
The company performs three works by Brian Reeder at New York Live Arts
Emerging choreographers appear in a group show at New York Live Arts
The vibrant company performs at the Joyce
The choreographer presents "Ghost lines" at Danspace Project
Mark Morris Dance Group
The legendary "L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato" at Lincoln Center's David Koch Theatre, part of the 2013 White Light Festival
The choreographer's company presents "Play/Pause" at BAM Fisher
Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Reiner
The duo perform "Way In" at Danspace Project
Ballet Preljocaj at BAM
The French company's performance of "And then, one thousand years of peace"
Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker at BAM
Photographs from new work En
Fall for Dance: New York City Ballet and Paul Taylor Dance Company
Two companies rehearse at the Delacorte Theatre in Central Park
Fall for Dance: Streb and Ronald K. Brown
Another rehearsal for the fall festival at the Delacorte
Mark Dendy's Ritual Cyclical
The choreographer's commissioned work at Lincoln Center Out of Doors
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo
A dash of comedy en pointe at Celebrate Brooklyn!
Glover performs new show "Stepz" at The Joyce Theatre
Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre
The famed company premieres "Four Corners" by Ronald K. Brown at Lincoln Center
"The Spectators" at New York Live Arts
Karole Armitage's company performs "Mechanics of the Dance Machine" at New York Live Arts.
Rainer and group perform "Assisted Living: Good Sports 2 (2011)/Assisted Living: Do You Have Any Money?/We Shall Run (1963)" at Danspace Project.
Harrell presents "Antigone, Sr." at the American Realness Festival.
The company performs "Forces! The Movical" in Brooklyn.
An open rehearsal at Danspace Project
The Rockettes Stage Door Tour
Behind the scenes at Radio City Music Hall
Steven Reker and People Get Ready
The group performs "Specific Ocean" at New York Live Arts
Photographing the dance company started by American Ballet Theatre and New York City Ballet alums
Night of 1000 Gowns
The Imperial Court of New York's annual gala at the Marriott Marquis. Drag abound!
"All the world's a stage, so you might as well dance. Position neutrals in your wardrobe this spring, and you'll be ready for the spotlight. Pointe shoes optional."
New York Fashion Week F/W 2012: Sunhee
On the runway at up-and-coming designer Sunhee Hwang's Fall/Winter 2012 collection
New York Fashion Week F/W 2012: Backstage at Erickson Beamon
Behind the scenes with Beauty.com for the Erickson Beamon Fall/Winter 2012 collection
"If you like it, then you should put a swing on it. Nab some fringe for fall and winter so you can shimmy and shake your way through campus."
New York Fashion Week S/S 2012: Faster by Mark Fast
Behind the scenes and during the British designer's Spring/Summer 2012 Collection
"We know that school spirit is part of campus life, but far too often it's lost on massive t-shirts and baggy sweatpants. Eschew the school spirit norm and instead choose Spirit Chic with Campus Couture."
Iron & Springtime
"Leave your flower prints at home and hit the city pavement like you really mean it."