Images from the series Prosopagnosia
Dr. Joshua Sariñana (b. 1981) was born in San José, California. He obtained his neuroscience degrees at the University of California, Los Angeles and in a Nobel Prize winning lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). After MIT Joshua became a research fellow at Harvard Medical School where he studied the computational processing of spatial navigation. Josh is currently writer, a fine arts photographer, and photographer for hire.
Joshua’s award-winning photography has been exhibited nationally and internationally. His work was shown in New York City at the SoHo Arthouse (2014), in Paris at the Mobile Camera Club Gallery (2016), in Florence at the Tethys Fine Art Gallery (2015), in Porto at the MIRA Forum Gallery (2015), and in Tokyo at the Institute of Photography (2014).
Most recently, Joshua was a finalist for the 2015 EyeEm photography awards. He was also a 2013, 2014, and 2015 iPhone Photography Awards Winner. His work has been recognized by Lens Culture’s editorial staff and he was a featured artist for the Impossible Project Magazine, the only company to make film for Polaroid cameras. In addition, Joshua's work has been featured on Buzzfeed, The Huffington Post, The Art of Mob, and Time Magazine Lightbox. Apple also licensed Joshua’s photography for an iPhone 6 campaign.
In addition to image production, Joshua has published several articles on the intersection of photography, neuroscience, and culture on the leading photography blog PetaPixel. In September he published an article in the photography publication Don’t Take Pictures, in a piece called Nostalgia and the Collapse of Imagination, which was linked to by Communication Arts. He has also been interviewed by several influential photography blogs and as well as Vice Magazine. You can find more of his work on Instagram and purchase prints through this website here. Joshua currently resides in Cambridge, Massachusetts.