Ruvan Wijesooriya is a photographer based in New York City. After starting a skateboard company, working for fashion stylists, and becoming a freelance music journalist before the age of 25, Ruvan picked up analog photography as a means of storytelling. Ruvan is known internationally for his interactive exhibitions and bridging the gap between art and commerce for a clientele ranging from architects like Renzo Piano to fashion brands like Burberry and tech giants such as Samsung. Ruvan’s work was prominently featured in the book and exhibition, Meet Me In The Bathroom. The access and candidness of his photography place the viewer inside of and behind the scenes. Ruvan’s work has been published in dozens of magazines including The New Yorker, New York Times, and Vogue. Since Covid-19, Ruvan’s has been documenting the various NYC protest groups similarly to how he documented the bands and clubs of NYC’s early 2000’s.
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