Cody Swanson

2015 Project AwardVisual ArtsAward Amount: $7,500

About the artist

Cody Swanson is an Anchorage-based photographer and multimedia artist. His 2017 photograph, “Dipnetters,” won the top award, Juror’s Choice, in the 2019 Alaska Positive statewide juried photographic exhibition. This pinhole photograph, seen below, was made using a camera constructed from a cast of the artist’s head. The print was altered with mixed media.

2015 Project Award

Swanson will finish his cast-head camera project, exploring altered memories to document the world around us.

Artwork by Cody Swanson

This art was purchased through the Alaska Art Fund managed by Museums Alaska.