Ocean Roller Coaster, 2013
C Print
15 x 15 in. 


A major focus of my work is examining the intersection of nature and humanity and how the landscape is altered by this coexistence. I often find beautiful and surreal moments where these two Coincide.

About Tod Seelie 

Tod Seelie has photographed in over 25 countries on five different continents. Originally from Cleveland, he relocated to Brooklyn in 1997. Tod was a founding member of The Miss Rockaway Armada, and continued on to travel by raft with both manifestations of the Swimming Cities. Tod has exhibited work in solo and group shows around the world and at Mass MoCA and the Philadelphia Art Alliance.

In 2013 Tod published his first book of photography, BRIGHT NIGHTS: Photographs of Another New York, with Prestel Publishing. The book chronicles 15 years of living and shooting in NYC.

"This startlingly beautiful collection of images captures a gritty culture that belies the city’s glamorous persona." —Juxtapoz

"His images at times elevate mere weirdness to a more striking realm of visual intrigue... Strange, vivid, baffling and relentlessly unexplained, they leave their viewers transfixed." —New York Times