Alexey Kim
Photographer
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.

LINKS

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
Oscars Portrait of Adam Driver
Team Japan: We Are Family

TIMELINE


Collaborations

  • Ukraine 2022: “Is This Happening?”


    New Yorkers gather at The Stonewall Inn, protesting Russian invasion of Ukraine.

  • “MEET MARKET” Grindr Valentine’s Day Party


    1 night, 10 parties, 10 cities. Highlights from NYC.

  • Devil’s Playground: Bloody Valentine 2022


    Ty Sunderland’s Valentine’s Day party with Aquaria, Slayyyter, Gigi Goode and Symone.

  • Glam Awards 2022


    Sidewalkkilla is nominated for two awards.

  • 2021 Roundup


    Stories that shaped our year.

  • Horrochata’s “Be Cute” Halloween Bash


    Horrorchata’s 8th Annual Halloween Bash is back to Littlefield in Gowanus.

  • Grindr Halloween: Fright Now


    Grindr hosts 10 in-person parties all across the US. We covered the one in NYC.

  • Bushwig 2021


    2-day coverage

  • Bushwig 2021 – Day 2 (NSFW)


    Looks and performances by The Dragon Sisters, Casey Spooner, La Zavaleta and more.

  • Bushwig 2019 – Day 1 (NSFW)


    Looks and performances by Azealia Banks, Untitled Queen, Nicky Ottav, Boulet Brothers and more.

  • Ukraine 2022: “Is This Happening?”


    New Yorkers gather at The Stonewall Inn, protesting Russian invasion of Ukraine.

  • “MEET MARKET” Grindr Valentine’s Day Party


    1 night, 10 parties, 10 cities. Highlights from NYC.

  • Devil’s Playground: Bloody Valentine 2022


    Ty Sunderland’s Valentine’s Day party with Aquaria, Slayyyter, Gigi Goode and Symone.

  • Glam Awards 2022


    Sidewalkkilla is nominated for two awards.

  • 2021 Roundup


    Stories that shaped our year.

  • Horrochata’s “Be Cute” Halloween Bash


    Horrorchata’s 8th Annual Halloween Bash is back to Littlefield in Gowanus.

  • Grindr Halloween: Fright Now


    Grindr hosts 10 in-person parties all across the US. We covered the one in NYC.

  • Bushwig 2021


    2-day coverage

  • Bushwig 2021 – Day 2 (NSFW)


    Looks and performances by The Dragon Sisters, Casey Spooner, La Zavaleta and more.

  • Bushwig 2019 – Day 1 (NSFW)


    Looks and performances by Azealia Banks, Untitled Queen, Nicky Ottav, Boulet Brothers and more.

Alexey Kim
Photographer
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.

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BIOGRAPHY

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.

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.