Jason Fulford: Raising Frogs for $$$
Jason Fulford is a photographer and cofounder of J&L Books. He is a Guggenheim Fellow, and a contributing editor to Blind Spot. He is a frequent lecturer at universities, and has led workshops across the U.S., as well as in Japan, Italy, Poland, the Netherlands, Germany, and Spain. His monographs include Sunbird (Bird Entertainment, 2000), Crushed (J&L Books, 2003), Raising Frogs for $$$ (The Ice Plant, 2006), The Mushroom Collector (The Soon Institute, 2010), and Hotel Oracle (The Soon Institute, 2013). He is coauthor with Tamara Shopsin of the photobook for children, This Equals That (Aperture, 2014), and coeditor with Gregory Halpern of The Photographer's Playbook (Aperture, 2014).
Fulford's photographs have been described as open metaphors. As an editor and an author, a focus of his work has been on the subject of how meaning is generated through association.