Austin Young

is an image-maker celebrated for his work in portrait photography. His numerous projects reveal the sublime qualities that make celebrated people unique. Based on a pop-culture iconography, through his trademark style and techniques, he has captured a broad range of musicians and artists including Debbie Harry, Leigh Bowery, Margaret Cho, and many others. In multiple bodies of his internationally renowned work, Austin confuses personality and identity issues in confrontational and unapologetic image making about people who often split gender roles, stereotypical constraints and socially-constructed identities.