Currently located in Cleveland, Ohio, Jacob Koestler is an artist and musician from Johnstown, Pennsylvania and holds an MFA from Ohio University's Photography and Integrated Media program. With photography, video and multimedia installations, he creates loose stream of conscious narratives set in rural Appalachia, the Rust Belt and other post-industrial settings.

Koestler often performs under the name Rural Carrier and is a cofounder of My Idea of Fun, an art and music archive that features over 300 releases including several of his photography books and audio cassette. His work has been exhibited and published internationally.

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