Andrew Kaen is a well rounded published photographer whose fresh perspectives & unique eye have assisted many artists, models, & others through the years. Whether on location or in his private studio, Andrew brings to life (& light) various aspects of a clients personality, while maintaining the vision of each individual. Not one to be pigeon-holed, this shutter bug has snapped pictures all over the world. Andrew has been published in several publications including Show Business Weekly, New York Magazine, Timeout NY, Ross Reports, & Variety Magazine & he includes magazine covers, layouts, & album (cd) covers & promos as some of his favorite works. Andrew is also the principle photographer for the NY International Independent Film & Video Festival, a gallery of his photos can be seen at www.nyfilmvideo.com. From award shows to benefits to websites, to magazines, Andrew has contributed to the visual aesthetic of many successful events & artists.
A peaceful man with a serene heart, Andrew is also a performance poet who goes by the name ReAwakennd Poet, & has been writing his healing poems with the theme of peace & the realization of our true potential since 1998. ReAwakennd is an acronym of his real name Andrew Kaen and defines who and what he is all about – helping people realize “we are all One.” Andrew supports the arts & it’s many facets through contribution, service & action. We, The World, is an organization that actively encourages & promotes worldwide peace and sustainability. Andrew Kaen is a long standing member of this organization & is the principle coordinator of events for 11 Days of Global Unity. He received fiscal sponsorship with We, The World and has started a new organization called Planet Heart.
Queens College Upward Bound
I photographed and documented high school students in a 2008 summer program that helps them get into college.
Alumni And Friends, LaGuardia HS of Music and Art and Performing Arts
I have shot numerous past annual reunions for different classes, of which photos appeared in the magazine. This past year, 2008, I also appeared on the website http://www.highschoolofperformingarts.com/SPAA60/index.html
The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival
Have been shooting as Festival Photographer for ten years.
I have a page on the site, have shot film and video for this hip-hop producer and his artists.
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Show Business Weekly
Have done some of their events and covers from 1998-2002.
I was the photographer for this short-lived theatre mag in 1999 and of their five issues, I shot four of their covers and inside photos.
New York Fringe Festival
I was the unofficial photographer for them, and did work for them from 1997 through 2000. My work appeared on their promotional posters and brochures in 1999.