Phone: (313) 598-2050
Based in Detroit, Michigan. Documenting human interest and themes of community formed around shared passions and intersecting needs.
Erik Paul Howard is a photographer as well as co-founder of Inside Southwest Detroit, Young Nation, and The Alley Project in Southwest Detroit. Through cultural, place-based, and media projects he has been building with neighbors and youth in Southwest Detroit for over 20 years.
Erik's photography documents human interest and themes of community formed around shared passions and intersecting needs. He employs photography as a visual tool in storytelling, learning, teaching, and organizing around equity, social justice, access, and engagement.
He was most recently a 2019 Magnum Social Justice Fellowship finalist and a 2017 Facing Change: Documenting Detroit fellow. Erik's intersecting organizing and visual arts work has been featured in the Detroit Free Press, Lowrider Magazine, Detroit Metro Times, The Fence, the Venice Biennale, PhotoVille NYC, on NBC, NPR, and PBS as well as in galleries, cultural centers, and public spaces at home and abroad.