Christian Michael Filardo is a Filipino American photographer living and working in Richmond, Virginia. Filardo uses their camera to record everyday nuances, later grouping images to create narratives from the mundane, intimate, and quiet. Filardo writes critically for PHROOM and photo-eye and is a co-founder of the Richmond based art space Cherry. Filardo released "Gerontion", their first monograph with Dianne Weinthal at the Los Angeles Art Book Fair in April 2019. They also released a new zine "Not Until This Morning" with UDLI Editions at New York Art Book Fair in September 2019 which has since sold out. Their latest publication "Hudson Hearts" a collaboration with Dylan Lew is out now via Pomegranate Press.