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Bec Steighner
Photographer
Bec Steighner (b. 2000, West Palm Beach, FL) is a photographer living and working in NYC. She is influenced by aspects of identity, expression, and performance. Working in photography and video, she focuses on illustrating experiences of queerness by deconstructing and manipulating the reality within the work. With a background in dance and an interest in drag performance, she investigates the relationship between perception and the body with an emphasis on fashion and style. Steighner is a student at the School of Visual Arts in the Photography and Video department.

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Ukraine 2022: “Is This Happening?”
Hysteria, Longing, and the Eros of Open Mouths
“MEET MARKET” Grindr Valentine’s Day Party
Devil’s Playground: Bloody Valentine 2022
Filmography Portrait of Keanu Reeves
Glam Awards 2022
Oscars Portrait of Adam Driver
Team Japan: We Are Family

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Collaborations

  • Bec Steighner Focuses on Details


    The Mixer: Bec covers Bushwig in her own way (pictured: Freeda Kulo)

  • Bec Steighner Focuses on Details


    The Mixer: Bec covers Bushwig in her own way (pictured: Freeda Kulo)

bec_steigner_sidewalkkilla_the_mixer
Bec Steighner
Photographer
Bec Steighner (b. 2000, West Palm Beach, FL) is a photographer living and working in NYC. She is influenced by aspects of identity, expression, and performance. Working in photography and video, she focuses on illustrating experiences of queerness by deconstructing and manipulating the reality within the work. With a background in dance and an interest in drag performance, she investigates the relationship between perception and the body with an emphasis on fashion and style. Steighner is a student at the School of Visual Arts in the Photography and Video department.
DISCOVER
Ukraine 2022: “Is This Happening?”
Hysteria, Longing, and the Eros of Open Mouths
“MEET MARKET” Grindr Valentine’s Day Party
Devil’s Playground: Bloody Valentine 2022
Filmography Portrait of Keanu Reeves
Glam Awards 2022
adam driver illustration painted on ipad with black, light and drak grey tones on cyan background
Oscars Portrait of Adam Driver
Team Japan: We Are Family

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BIOGRAPHY

Bec Steighner (b. 2000, West Palm Beach, FL) is a photographer living and working in NYC. She is influenced by aspects of identity, expression, and performance. Working in photography and video, she focuses on illustrating experiences of queerness by deconstructing and manipulating the reality within the work. With a background in dance and an interest in drag performance, she investigates the relationship between perception and the body with an emphasis on fashion and style. Steighner is a student at the School of Visual Arts in the Photography and Video department.

BIO

Alexey Kim is a New York City–based independent queer artist, writer, journalist, and photographer. He is the founder of the LGBTQIA+ focused news editorial vertical Sidewalkkilla.com. Alexey was born in Kazakhstan, formerly part of the USSR, eventually moving to the US in his early teens.


Alexey started his career as a photo contributor to Gayletter magazine in June 2018, covering events, parties, and fashion shows, and photographing still life and editorial shoots for the magazine’s blog as well as print issues of the magazine.


Alexey’s work has also been published in The New York Times, New York Magazine, V magazine, WWD, Paper, Out, The Cut, them., Glamour, Advocate, People, Buzzfeed and more.


In June 2019 Alexey decided to start his own venture and founded an LGBTQIA+ news editorial vertical called Sidewalkkilla.com, concentrating on nightlife, events, and personal stories from the LGBTQIA+ community.


Alexey has extensive experience in social media management, still, product, portrait, fashion, event, and nightlife photography. His past and present clients include Indochine NYC, Sotheby’s, Douglas Elliman, Geena Rocero, Major Food Group, Gayletter, The Beau Next Door, Flowerling, EdoEyen, Revery clothing, and Octomobility.