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See the stars of Riot Fest as they shine offstage

Ryan Segedi’s portraits of the festival's artists, taken with portable lights in front of a simple white backdrop in the corner of the press tent, provide a more intimate look at people we’re used to seeing under colored spotlights.

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Jessica Hopper’s new book Night Moves pays homage to a bygone era in Chicago—the aughts.

Riot Fest
Ryan Segedi’s snap portraits are a spontaneous expression of the moods and personalities of the artists.

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