Evan Hume is an artist based in Ames, Iowa, where is Assistant Professor of Photography at Iowa State University. He earned his BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University and MFA from George Washington University. Raised in the Washington, DC area, Hume's approach to photography is informed by the experience of living in the nation's political center for much of his life and focuses on the medium's use as an instrument of the military-industrial complex and intelligence apparatus. He has exhibited widely at venues including Fotografiska (New York, NY), Filter Photo (Chicago, IL), and Furthermore (Washington, DC). Hume's work has been featured by publications such as Aperture and Der Greif, and is included in the Museum of Contemporary Photography's Midwest Photographers Project. His first monograph, Viewing Distance, was published by Daylight Books in November 2021.