KC Ortiz: Documenting Thai Prison Fights

Photography // Tuesday, January 07, 2014
As part of our ongoing series throughout the year, KC Ortiz steps into a world unseen for us as he documents South East Asia for Juxtapoz. This month, Ortiz brings us a raw reality in Thailand's notorious prison system where inmates fight for their freedom.

Juxtapoz Presents: Dylan Maddux in Cambodia (dir. by KC Ortiz)

Photography // Friday, November 01, 2013
As part of our new ongoing series of KC Ortiz' documentations in Southeast Asia, we catch up with photographer and director Dylan Maddux as he takes us through a day of his life in Cambodia. California-native Maddux lives and works in Phnom Penh, shooting the streets and society across a broad range of life, from the street vendor to Cambodian American deportees. 

In L.A.: Pose and KC Ortiz - White Wash at Known Gallery

Juxtapoz // Sunday, November 20, 2011
This past week, we stopped by Known Gallery's private preview for White Wash, new works by Pose & KC Ortiz.  Photos and more after the jump.  

Back Talk: A Conversation with KC Ortiz

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Journalist and fine art photographer, KC Ortiz, along with Pose, is set to open a show, White Wash, at Known Gallery in Los Angeles this Saturday, November 19. We last spoke with the Chicago-based Ortiz in a 14-page feature in our September 2010 issue, and today we have a small conversation about inspirations and the little things in life.

POSE @ Known Gallery Preview Video

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 01, 2011
Chicago-based artists Pose and KC Ortiz, both featured in our September 2010 issue, will be opening up Whitewash at Los Angeles' Known Gallery on November 19. With Pose's contributions to the show being based on a time before "the buff," he just sent us a video preview of what he has in store for the Known Gallery exhibition.

TheSeventhLetter: Revok, Rime & Roids Cross Country

Graffiti // Monday, October 10, 2011
  Watch this new video shot by Kc Ortiz documenting the cross-country travels of Revok, Rime, and Roids. Beginning in Detroit and ending in Los Angeles for their show Perserverance that took place in August at Known Gallery. Accompanied by an upbeat soundtrack and positive portrayal of 3 highly productive artists enjoying life, art, and travel.

Cody Hudson and KC Ortiz at Guerrero Gallery

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 04, 2011
Cody Hudson and KC Ortiz, both past Juxtapoz featured artists, respectively, open shows at Guerrero Gallery in San Francisco this Saturday, April 9. Hudson's Freedoom features new paitings, drawings, sculptures, and site-specific installations, and Ortiz' The Golden Land features photographs from his ongoing series in Burma. More after the jump, including our recent video with Cody Hudson . . .

KC Ortiz a winner of Pictures of the Year International Competition

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 24, 2011
We have to give a big shout to KC Ortiz (featured in September 2010), as he was one of the winners of the Missouri School of Journalism’s Pictures of the Year International competition. This is a major accomplishment and honor, as he shares the award with photojournalists from Reuters, the LA Times, and the NY Times. More information aftter the jump . . .

KC Ortiz—The Year in Photos

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 24, 2010
KC Ortiz, whom we featured in our September 2010 issue of Juxtapoz (and what we have been told was one of our best interview subjects of the year), just sent out a slideshow of photos he took on his photo-journalist assignments and projects this year. As KC called it, it is his "Year In Review." Watch the slide-show after the jump . . . .

KC Ortiz from Burma, a special to GlobalPost

Juxtapoz // Friday, November 05, 2010
KC Ortiz is in Burma, reporting on what's been called the world's longest-running war, the Karen resistance. Most of us don't have a lot of information about what is going on, but KC's artistic documentary shots, which were published with the GlobalPost, have been providing the world proper journalistic photography that leads to more insight on the war. Plenty of pictures after the jump...
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