Over the last 15 years, Shawn Mortensen has captured cutting-edge culture-makers while also revealing street culture and the world's political climate. He has celebrities to fashion models, film directors, rap stars, many contemporary artists and also evocative journalistic photo essays. Filled with startling juxtapositions and revealing, sometimes sensational depictions, "Out of Mind" places Shawn Mortensen along the most important contemporary photographers.
Shawn Mortensen is a photographer who has been a regular contributor to i-D Magazine and has shot covers for both SPIN and VIBE. In addition to his fashion and celebrity photography he also lived in Chiapas, Mexico. He is also a MTV video award-nominated music video director.