Brian Van Lau is a self-taught photographer currently in Seattle, WA.
His work is about finding fictitious evidence.
He is available for editorials, commissions, and tests.
Founder of arcanite-pictures.
Aperture Foundation, Der Greif, The Washington Post, Booooooom, It's Nice That, Palm Studios, Humble Arts Foundation, Transference, Nowhere Diary, Anywhere Boulevard, The Heavy Collective, PCNW, Lenscratch, Aviary Gallery, Mull it Over, From Here on Out, Fotoroom, C-41
Arcanite Pictures, The Community, curator, online exhibition
PCNW 23rd Juried Exhibition: Distinction, curated by Kris Graves, Photo Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
New York Times Portfolio Review 2023
Aperture Portfolio Prize (Shortlisted), Urbanautica Institute Awards (Winner), Critical Mass, Photolucida (Finalist), Open Doors Photo Prize (Shortlist), Lucie Foundation, ChromaXLuxe Fine Arts Scholarship, (Shortlisted)
The Skull-Sized Kingdom, self-published zine (edition of 20)
Olympic, self-published zine (edition of 30)
We Shared the Same Color That Evening, self-published (edition of 15)
A New Hope, self-published (edition of 20)