My recent interview with Better Photography Magazine - August 2016 Issue
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 of Susumu Tonegawa 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 photography has been exhibited nationally and internationally. His work has been shown in New York City at the SoHo Arthouse (2014), in Portland, Oregon at the Black Box Gallery, in Paris at the Mobile Camera Club Gallery (2016), and in Los Angeles at Photo Independent (2016).
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. Joshua has also presented his work and postprocessing techniques at the Apple store in Boston and one of his images was licensed 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. Last 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 as well as Vice Magazine. You can find more of his work on Instagram. You can contact him if you are interested in purchasing prints or to schedule a one-on-one training session. Joshua currently resides in Cambridge, Massachusetts.