Eron Rauch is an artist based in Los Angeles. His projects explore the shadowy geographies of American subcultures in which he has participated alongside of art his whole life.
Anime conventions, online video games, fantasy literature, underground music, Japanese pop culture obsession, and Renniasance Faires have all taken a turn as subjects. Each project takes many years to complete and often ranges across a series of books, portfolios, web sites and installations.
By leveraging isolation, ambiguity, and shifting photographic languages his work explores and challenges preexisting ideals of where art, history, and passion are traditionally located. Among many shows and publications, his writing on the intersection of costuming and photography has been featured in the journal Mecadamia and his project on virtual game worlds, "A Land to Die In" has been shown in Williams College's Second Life gallery. He received his MFA in photography from the California Institute of the Arts and his BFA from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
For portfolios and more information please visit http://eronrauch.com.
His blog, Curio, is located at http://eronrauch.blogspot.com and you can always argue with him on Twitter @eronrauch.