Brooklynn Kascel makes visual stories about family, mental health, and conflicts of expression and repression in midwestern culture. She is devoted to documenting those in proximity; focusing on the repetition and familiarity of the human condition. 

Brooklynn grew up in Marion, Iowa and is a graduate of the University of Iowa with BFA degrees in Journalism and Sociology. While pursuing her undergraduate studies she began her photography career with the Daily Iowan. Upon graduation, Brooklynn worked as an assistant for Danny Wilcox Frazier of VII Photo. She continues to document intimate dialogues existing among friends and family in the upper midwest.