Phyllis Ma

Mushrooms and Friends 1


8.5” x 11”
soft cover, staple-bound
32 pages full color on high quality glossy stock
edition: open

Mushrooms & Friends features mushrooms from a Brooklyn organic mushroom farm and the forests of Upstate New York photographed in Phyllis Ma’s vivid, cinematic style. These fungal specimens appear in fantastical landscapes, with their macroscopic details enhanced by dreamlike arrangements.

Mushrooms and Friends 1

Phyllis Ma is a New York-based artist working in photography and animation. She studied visual arts at Columbia College, Columbia University, as well as printmaking at The Glasgow School of Art and fashion design at FIT.

Her recent works include Special Nothing, a book of travel still lifes, and Mushrooms & Friends, a photography series featuring foraged and cultivated mushrooms.

Phyllis’s work has been profiled in The New Yorker Magazine, The New York Times, It’s Nice That and Sight Unseen. Select commercial clients include Netflix, Vice, Lazy Oaf, SSENSE and A24.