Jonathan Olshefski

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States


Jonathan Olshefski is a Philadelphia-based artist, photographer and filmmaker whose work deals with themes of connection and alienation in the context of urban life. His documentaries strive to unveil and celebrate a myriad of mysterious regions and inhabitants in the city, while his new media work seeks to inspire through interactivity the very spirit of exploration and compassion that is required to unlock these urban secrets. Today Olshefski continues to explore this new territory seeking to share stories and to capture the complicated beauty the rises out of the chaos of the human condition. He seeks to establish a foundation of respect while upholding the dignity of all those he encounters. His work seeks to be an invitation to join the cause for mutual understanding through any means available.