Will Warasila is a photographer and a North Carolina native. He received a BFA in Photography from the School of Visual Arts in NYC and an MFA in Experimental Documentary Arts from Duke University. His photographs have appeared in American Photo, Atmos Magazine, Boooooom, Bloomberg Businessweek, Click! Photography Festival, Metropolis Magazine, Oxford American, Interview Magazine, The New Yorker, The New York Times, VICE, Wax Magazine, and Wired Magazine, among others.
Since returning to North Carolina and completing the MFA|EDA program, he has worked on an in-depth series in Walnut Cove, NC called Quicker than Coal Ash, where he partnered with the Southern Environmental Law Center, the Lilies Project, and Appalachian Voices to create the first in a series of a larger group of projects addressing toxicity and the Anthropocene.