Honorable Mention / 2018 / Press / Nature/Environmental
Looking at today’s unstable atomic-powered society, I wanted to go back to where it all
began - Trinity at White Sands, Alamogordo and Los Alamos to study the origin, find clues
that might give insight into our present state of fissionable affairs. Answers to what
trivialized the awesomeness of the atom.
Michael Limbert is a Chicago-based photographer with a focus on personal and immediate reaction. Born in Niles, Michigan (home of French Paper and Tommy James & The Shondells) Michael earned a BA in English with a Japanese concentration at Kalamazoo College, before stepping onto a visual creative path in advertising. In between moves to LA, NYC, Detroit & Chicago, Michael sharpened his photographic street focus and earned gallery showings throughout the US and Europe with additional publication in Monocle, VIEW Magazine, The Sun, and Paste.
Michael has self-published 5 photobooks: "Wave”, “American Tour”, “state fair”, “rangefound” and “horror movies”. Currently, he's working towards a personal theme relating to atomic energy science while updating his photojournal "Rangefound" at rangefound.com.
Awards 2017 Fathom Gallery; 2017 Fabrik/Photo Independent LA; 2016 One Show Photo Auction; 2015 Athens Photo Festival; 2014 7th Annual International Color Awards; 2014 ASMP NY Image 14, NYC; 2013 Art Of Photography Show; 2013 American Photography 29; 2012 ASMP NY “Image 12”, NYC (group); 2011 Format Festival 11, Derby, UK; 2011 Filter Photo Festival, Chicago; 2011 PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris; 2010 FotoGrafia Festival Internazionale di Roma; 2009 International Photography Awards Selection; 2009 New York Photo Festival Awards