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location: Mexico City, Mexico

Viridiana is a Mexican photographer with studies in arts and design, she also attended EFTI in Madrid where she completed a master's in photography.

Viridiana was Marie Claire’s Mexico photo editor. After winning Harper's Bazaar's new talents award in 2016, her career began through fashion and editorials for publications such as Vogue, ELLE and L'Officiel. She has undertaken commissions in Mexico, Paris, Barcelona and New York. She loves to build a collection of contemporary, honest and beautiful imagery while mixing digital, motion and analogue formats.

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Ben Jacks

location: New York

BEN JACKS is a New York based Director, Photographer, and D.P.

His film and photography works live in the intersection of stylized portraiture and documentary reportage. He works in the arenas of Action, Reportage, Youth, and Sport.

Ben brings a cinematic energy and elegance to every project — be it directing branded action films for Nokia, to traveling to the American heartland to shoot editorials for Stetson. His stylized aesthetic often highlights dark yet hopeful narratives, while celebrating the human condition.

Clients include: Nike, Hennessy, Toyota, Reebok, STC, Equinox, SoundCloud, Uniqlo, American Apparel, NOVA, Match.Com, and Russell Athletic. 

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Artemio Nadyozhin

location: Mexico City, Mexico

Artemio Nadyozhin is an Ukrainian-born portrait & editorial photographer.

Working seamlessly into shoots, around shoots, or campaign focused work, social campaigns. His work explores and deconstructs social and human designs. He is interested in emotional and visual.

Artemio has shot multi-platform content campaigns for brands like: Smirnoff, Tullamor Dew, Corona, Guiness, Coca-Cola, Bonaqua, Marriott Bonvoy, BMW, Mini Cooper, Audi, Gojek, Zillow, Puma, Nike, Under Armour, Macy’s, Ubisoft, Accenture, Bayer, Delta Airlines, The Wall Street Journal and more.

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Marie Hald

location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Marie Hald is a documentary photographer working in Copenhagen, Denmark. Hald has won a World Press Photo Award, The Danish Picture of the Year and many other international prizes for her long term project documenting the life of a Bonnie, a Danish mother of three, working in the sex industry.

Marie Hald is concerned with projects about women and their relationship to beauty and the female body. Her work is very intimate and personal, both with reportage stories and portraits.

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Peggy Sirota

location: California, US

Sirota taught herself how to use a camera while working at Fred Segal in Hollywood. Shooting headshots for her actor/model coworkers to make a little extra money, she fell in love with shooting and her career as a photographer was born. Sirota is known for creating evocative, authentic, emotional images which instantly connect you with her subject. An extensive background in dance has deeply influenced Peggy. A love of movement and an instinctual awareness of body language often play a role in her creative process. Vulnerable portraits, a feminine connection to beauty, and a playful sense of humor are at the core of her work.

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Institute Artist is redefining how stories are produced and told. Representing auteur-driven storytellers, we bring together talent across commercials, photography, fine art, and film. Founded by Matt Shonfeld and Frank Evers. Institute Artists multi-platform production expertise, and established global relationships in entertainment, fine art, and journalism make for unmatched reach and cross-pollination of creative work. Institute Artist has been a leading advocate of the power of underrepresented talent and is fully committed to bringing these authentic voices to our clients by helping them tell compelling and entertaining stories that better connect with their audiences.