Noel Camardo is watching American culture closely, analyzing and documenting its bizarre behavior with a sharp eye and his camera. Whether it’s our strange fascination with staring at phones in public while being unaware of our surrounding to income inequality or our government’s food regulation, Camardo’s photographs reveal the cracks and underlying issues in our infrastructre and society. As stated by the photographer, “Fueled by a curiosity and concern that land homogenization, food regulation, income inequality, and rising health care costs were hindering the country from reaching it’s full potential, I set out to give an honest documentation of the state of our country in the early 21st century.” Raised in the downtown of New York City, Camardo received a BFA from Rochester Institute of Technology and now calls Brooklyn home..