Tyler Mitchell is a photographer and filmmaker working across many genres to explore and document a new aesthetic of Blackness.
KANYE WEST for GQ, COVER
Based in New York, Tyler was born and raised in Atlanta, where he got his start making skate videos and documenting music, fashion and youth culture.
'TIME FOR A NEW SKY'
In 2018, he made history as the first black photographer to shoot a cover of American Vogue for Beyoncé’s appearance in the September issue. The following year, a portrait from this series was acquired by The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery for its permanent collection.
BEYONCE for AMERICAN VOGUE
KAMALA HARRIS for AMERICAN VOGUE
MICHAELA COEL for WSJ.
His work is rich in color and often playful in composition, but has a bewitching seriousness and intimacy to it, which exhibits just how in touch Tyler is with his subjects of choice, particularly in regards to his contemporaries.
JW ANDERSON SS20
JW ANDERSON FW19
JW ANDERSON X MONCLER
PRECIOUS LEE for i-D
HARRY STYLES for AMERICAN VOGUE, first ever solo male cover star
His subject matter is often tied to the youth culture around him and in particular, young black men and issues of black American masculinity.
A MAGAZINE CURATED BY WALES BONNER
FT-WEEKEND, Exhibition at JACK SHAINMAN GALLERY NYC
ADIDAS ORIGINALS X WALES BONNER
'STILL FROM IDYLLIC SPACE'
Notable press features on Tyler Mitchell include being listed on the BOF 500, Forbes 30 under 30 and recognized on the BFA ‘New Wave Creatives’ (2018).
JW ANDERSON X PERSOL
Tyler held his first solo exhibition "I Can Make You Feel Good", at Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam in 2019. The ICMYFG book was published by Prestel in july 2020.
I CAN MAKE YOU FEEL GOOD
He was the recipient of a Jury Award at The Agents Club Photography Awards '20 for his ICMYFG exhibition at FOAM Amsterdam
Recently, his fellowship culminated in an exhibition of the new works at the Gordon Parks Foundation Gallery in Pleasantville, NY (An Imaginative Arrangement of the Things Before Me - Sept. 24, 2021 – Jan. 2, 2022)
'AN IMAGINATIVE ARRANGEMENT OF THINGS BEFORE ME'
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