Motorcycle Culture, and its Celebrity Builders

Bryan Helm

Helm documents a wide range of unique personalities with his portraits of celebrity chopper builders—ranging from Indian Larry to Russell Mitchell. Custom choppers, loud pipes, and mesmerizing paint are revealed in this exhibition, giving the viewer the opportunity to catch a glimpse into each unique bike owner’s persona. Helm explores the festival theme by documenting the passion and connection the motorcycle community has with the open road. Helm is based in Brooklyn, N.Y.