The Superior Bugout Presents: Tod Seelie “Bright Nights: Photographs of Another New York” (Brooklyn, NYC)

Brooklyn Street Art

The Superior Bugout is pleased to present the opening of Tod Seelie’s new collection of work entitled “BRIGHT NIGHTS: PHOTOGRAPHS OF ANOTHER NEW YORK.”
Opening Thursday May 2nd from 7 to 11pm at TENDER TRAP (245 S1st btwn Roebling and Havemeyer) in Williamsburg, Brooklyn NYC.

The images in this exhibition are excerpts from my forthcoming book from Prestel, titled “Bright Nights: Photographs of Another New York.” The book is scheduled to be released in October, and features essays by Swoon, Conrad Carlson, Joe Ahearn, Ian Vanek, Jeff Stark, Evan Pricco and Colin Moynihan among others.
Tod Seelie has photographed in over twenty five countries on five different continents. Originally from Cleveland, he relocated to Brooklyn in 1997. Tod was a founding member of The Miss Rockaway Armada, and continued on to travel with both manifestations of the Swimming Cities.
“his images at times elevate mere weirdness to a more striking realm of visual intrigue. Strange, vivid, baffling and relentlessly unexplained, they leave their viewers transfixed…” New York Times
His work has appeared in publications such as The NY Times, New York Magazine, Rolling Stone, Spin, Juxtapoz, Thrasher, Vice, and Art Forum among others. His images also appear in the feature films Perfect Sense(2011) and Empire Me (2011).