XI is looking to highlight original photography in its pages. In Issue One, photographer Marty Groark presents a photo essay of the amateur Croatian team known as RWB Adria in Chicago. Here Groark speaks about what he hopes to show about the team with his photos.
Marty Groark is an XI staff photographer based in Chicago. A native of the Windy City, he has, for the past three years, also served as the official photographer for Section 8 Chicago. A soccer aficionado from his days growing up in the Chicago suburbs, Marty is excited to combine share his passion for photography with XI readers.