In Texas it is illegal for children to have unusual haircuts.
Graduating just this year with a BFA from the School of Visual Arts, photographer Olivia Locher has already made a name for herself with her masterful use of color and playful sensibilities. In her ongoing series I Fought The Law, Locher turns unusual still-existing laws in the United States into quirky, absurdist photographs full of candy-colored grit and humor. The flagrant disobedience of these bizarre laws make the series even more good fun and we’re happy to report that Locher intends to defy rules and regulations across all 50 states.
In Alabama it’s illegal to have an ice cream cone in your back pocket at all times.
In Hawaii coins are not allowed to be placed in one’s ears.
In Connecticut pickles must bounce to officially be considered pickles.
In California nobody is allowed to ride a bicycle in a swimming pool.
In Wisconsin it is illegal to serve apple pie in public restaurants without cheese.
In Delaware it is illegal to wear pants that are “form-fitting” around the waist.
In Arizona you may not have more than two dildos in a house.
We gave a Samsung Galaxy S6 edge to New York photographers Rockie Nolan, Cole Barash, and Laura Barisonzi and asked them to capture some of the moods, shapes and textures of the city using the phone's camera. This is what Rockie, Cole, and Laura came back with.