Mark Allen interviews Matt Alberts in the latest edition of KC ART NEWS, an InformalityBlog exclusive.
“All the subjects are those who have dedicated their lives to skateboarding,” Says Alberts, a Denver-based wet collodion plate photographer. “Collodion is only sensitive to UV light, so it has the ability to see the person beneath the skin.”
Matt Alberts is on a journey from Denver to New York City, with his camera, his chemicals, and his passion for documenting the American subculture of skateboarding communities. His latest stop is Kansas City:
“I had no idea KC would be so rad!” remarks Alberts.
“LIFERS” is on view at Escapist Skateboards on Southwest Boulevard. More information can be found at www.thelifersproject.tumblr.com