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

Awkwafina's NYC

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


Journey into the Berkshires' BDSM Haven
La Domaine Esemar is battling stigma surrounding kink in an environment that’s equal parts erotic and luxurious.

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
Lez Dance!
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.

Paper Magazine

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?
Photo accompanies the article about New York's spring gala season

The New Yorker
Elizabeth Streb: Between Flight and Death 
Photo accompanies the article about Brooklyn's Streb dance company 

What Does Love Look Like?
Photos published on's "Smitten" blog, interpreting the question "What does love look like?" 

What Does Sexy Look Like?
Also for's "Smitten" blog, interpreting what sexy is.   

New York Magazine
Can an Asian Woman Be Taken Seriously in Rap?
Profiling New York rapper Awkwafina

Wondering Sound
The Shoe (Jena Malone and Lem Jay Ignacio) at Gild Hall
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, SoMoS at Music Hall of Williamsburg
The last night of Modern Baseball's 2014 tour

On Stage: Acrobatics and a Trip to Mississippi
Photo accompanies article about Streb's latest performance

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

Contemporary Color
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

An infusion of capoeira and contemporary dance at The Joyce

Alvin Ailey at Lincoln Center
The company returns to The Joyce with premieres and old favorites.

The choreographer premieres Aidos at BAM Fisher
Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the company at The Joyce

David Neumann
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

Gillian Walsh
A new dance theatre piece at The Kitchen

Armitage Gone!
Karole Armitage's company performs "On the Nature of Things" at the Museum of Natural History

Dance Cartel
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
Kate Weare Company performs "Dark Lark" at BAM Fisher

Martha Graham
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

Miguel Gutierrez
The choreographer debuts "Age & Beauty Part 2" at the American Realness festival

Moriah Evans
"Social Dance 1-8: Index" is performed at Issue Project Room

Tanztheatre Wuppertal Pina Bausch
The legendary Kontakthof is performed at BAM.

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

Alvin Ailey
Celebrating the company's women, this program features Linda Celeste Sims and Hope Boykin

Keely Garfield
Garfield's WOW shows at Danspace Project

Mikhailovsky Ballet
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

Batsheva Dance Company
The company performs Sadeh21 at BAM

Sally Silvers
Actual Size, inspired by the films of Alfred Hitchcock

Jennifer Monson

Live Dancing Archive shows at NYLA

Jodi Melnick

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

Navatman Dance
Traditional Indian dance at the Drive East Festival

Michelle Dorrance

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

Bolshoi Ballet

The Russian ballet company performs Swan Lake at Lincoln Center

10 Hairy Legs
The all male dance company performs at New York Live Arts

Savion Glover
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

Pierre Rigal
Rigal shows "Micro" at The Joyce

John Jasperse
The choreographer presents his work "Within between" at New York Live Arts

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

Twyla Tharp

The world premiere of "Cornbread Duet" at BAM

Martha Graham
The company performs "Echo" at New York City Center

Pam Tanowitz
Pam Tanowitz Dance debuts at The Joyce with Passagen and Heaven on One's Head

Ballet Next
The company performs three works by Brian Reeder at New York Live Arts

Fresh Tracks
Emerging choreographers appear in a group show at New York Live Arts

The vibrant company performs at the Joyce 

Cori Olinghouse
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

Susan Marshall
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 Atendant

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!

Savion Glover
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

Pam Tanowitz
"The Spectators" at New York Live Arts

Armitage Gone!
Karole Armitage's company performs "Mechanics of the Dance Machine" at New York Live Arts. 

Yvonne Rainer
Rainer and group perform "Assisted Living: Good Sports 2 (2011)/Assisted Living: Do You Have Any Money?/We Shall Run (1963)" at Danspace Project.

Trajal Harrell
Harrell presents "Antigone, Sr." at the American Realness Festival. 

Elizabeth Streb
The company performs "Forces! The Movical" in Brooklyn.  

David Gordon
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 

Ballet Next
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!