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Isaac Wright: On Top of the World

Posted on March 14, 2022

Isaac “Drift” Wright is an honorably-retired Army special operations veteran of six years who began shooting photography to cope with mental illness, specifically PTSD and depression. His work involves capturing the world from never-before-seen perspectives. In 2021, he was arrested for his work and incarcerated for six months, having his race as an African American man and military service used against him. His work and the story arrived on the front page of The New York Times on June 6th, 2021. Wright is determined to sell his work in combination of prints with NFTs (non-fungible tokens). He... Continue reading Isaac Wright: On Top of the World