Annenberg Space for Photography

Annenberg Space for Photography

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From http://www.annenbergspaceforphotography.org/events/iris-night:

“The Annenberg Space for Photography offers live programming through our IRIS Nights lecture series, a public program offered free of charge, by online reservation on a first-come, first-served basis. The series brings to life the most current exhibit with presentations by exhibit featured photographers and other notable experts and guest artists. These programs give attendees unique access to the artists in the intimate setting of the Photography Space.”

 

Ami Vitale: The Story Within the Story

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Source: http://www.annenbergspaceforphotography.org/events/iris-nights/poy-2010/50 Ami Vitale The Story Within the Story Thursday, July 29th, 2010 6:30-8:00pm Ami Vitale‘s work as a photojournalist has taken her to more than 75 countries, where she witnessed civil unrest, poverty and unspeakable violence. In the midst of this despair, she captured surreal beauty and the enduring power of the human spirit. The four years Vitale spent …

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Steve Fine

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Source: http://www.annenbergspaceforphotography.org/events/iris-nights/sport/35 Steve Fine has been Director of Photography at Sports Illustrated  since 1996. Fine started working at SI in 1979 as an Assistant Photo Editor. In 1983, he was at the New York Times  for 6 years as Sports Picture Editor at the Sunday magazine. He returned to Sports Illustrated  in 1992. Steve Fine will discuss Olympic coverage by Sports Illustrated . No one …

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Clyde Butcher The Everglades in Black and White

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Source: http://www.annenbergspaceforphotography.org/events/iris-nights/extreme-exposure/67 Clyde Butcher has spent the last 25 years of his photographic career capturing the unique, primeval environment of the Everglades on large format film. He will share the journey that brought his life from a career in architecture to that of landscape photographer. Butcher’s photographs explore his personal relationship with the environment. For more than 40 years, he …

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Donna O’Meara: Blown Away

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Source: http://www.annenbergspaceforphotography.org/events/iris-nights/extreme-exposure/74 Donna O’Meara is recognized worldwide as an award-winning photographer, author and expert on volcanoes. Her talk will describe her start shooting active volcanoes, and some of the fun, scary and strange adventures of her work.   In 1994, Donna and husband Stephen O’Meara founded Volcano Watch International (VWI), a research organization dedicated to better understanding Earth’s active volcanoes. …

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Erika Larsen: The Sami Reindeer Herders

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“Erika Larsen has worked as a magazine photographer since 2000, specializing in human interest stories, sensitive cultural issues and the connection between people and the natural world. For the past three years, Larsen has been living with families in Norway and Sweden. She regularly photographs the daily lives of Sami reindeer herders living in the Scandinavian Arctic. Her lecture will …

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Ian Shive: Water & Sky

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Ian Shive is the recent recipient of the Gold Medal, 2010 Nautilus Book Award, in the Great Peacekeepers category in recognition of his top-selling book The National Parks: Our American Landscape, released in August 2009 on Earth Aware Editions, for promoting “spiritual growth, conscious living and positive social change…and offering the reader ‘new possibilities’ for a better life and world,” …

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Gil Garcetti: Women, Water, And Wells

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Source: http://www.annenbergspaceforphotography.org/events/iris-nights/water/45 Through compelling black and white images of community life in West Africa, Gil Garcetti shows the critical needs of millions of people who live without safe water, together with the uplifting pictorial accounts of success and hope that come with providing clean water. The photographs relate a powerful story in scenes of landscape and environment; of community life …

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Mike Theiss – Mother Nature at Her Worst

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From: http://www.annenbergspaceforphotography.org/events/iris-nights/extreme-exposure/78 Mike Theiss lives with this motto: “I never wish for a weather disaster to happen, but if it happens, I want to be there to document it and share it with the world to send a message of awareness and respect for nature.” Theiss’ earliest encounter with nature was at the age of eight when, defying his teacher, …

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Paul Nicklen

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“Photographer Paul Nicklen uses his camera to reveal the nature of a world melting away under human-induced global warming. “I call myself an interpreter and a translator,” says Nicklen.  “I translate what the scientists are telling me. If we lose ice, we stand to lose an entire ecosystem, [and] I hope we can realize through my photography how interconnected these …

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Camille Seaman – Connection & Purpose

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Photographer, Camille Seaman, has traveled between both the North and South Polar Regions for the last ten years documenting the fragile environment and its otherworldly beauty. Her work captures the essence of awe and beauty of indigenous cultures and environments in a sophisticated documentary/fine art tradition. People often wonder what one person can do to help save this planet we …

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Bonnie Folkins – Riding with the Eagle hunters

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Canadian born, Bonnie Folkins is an accomplished artist with over 50 solo exhibitions in Canada, the US and Portugal, as well as hundreds of paintings in permanent collections all over North America.  Folkins is committed to telling the stories of the people of Mongolia, preserving their endangered and disappearing culture through photography. Buyan-Olgii is nestled in Mongolia’s Altai Mountains bordering …

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Phyllis Galembo: Africa to the Americas

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Source: http://www.annenbergspaceforphotography.org “Phyllis Galembo Masquerade from Africa to the Americas Thursday, January 10th, 2013 6:30-8:00pm For over two decades, Phyllis Galembo has documented cultural and religious traditions in Africa and the African Diaspora. Travelling widely throughout western and central Africa, and regularly to Haiti, her subjects are participants in masquerade events – traditional African ceremonies– who use costume, body paint …

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Aaron Huey: The evolution of a story

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From http://www.annenbergspaceforphotography.org “Aaron Huey started photographing on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation in 2005 as part of a superficial story about poverty in America.  In beginning it was all just statistics:  90% unemployment, a %70 school dropout rate, and a male life expectancy of 47 (roughly the same as Afghanistan and Somalia).  Over time it became a story about a …

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Wade Davis: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World

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From Annenbergspaceforphotography.com: Wade Davis The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World Thursday, February 14th, 2013 6:30-8:00pm An Explorer-in-Residence at the National Geographic Society, Wade Davis has been described as “a rare combination of scientist, scholar, poet and passionate defender of all of life’s diversity.” An ethnographer, writer, photographer and filmmaker, he holds degrees in anthropology and biology …

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Alison Wright

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“Alison Wright Face to Face, Portraits of the Human Spirit Thursday, February 21st, 2013 6:30-8:00pm Alison Wright, a New York based documentary photographer, has spent a career capturing the universal human spirit through her photographs and writing. Wright travels to the remotest regions of the globe photographing endangered cultures and documenting issues concerning the human condition. Wright’s photography is represented …

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Jodi Cobb

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From http://www.annenbergspaceforphotography.org: “A photographer with a mission to change the world, Jodi Cobb has spent three decades as a staff photographer with National Geographic magazine and has worked in over 60 countries.  She was the first photographer to document the hidden lives of the women of Saudi Arabia but she is perhaps best known for her book Geisha: The Life, …

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Natalie Forbes

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Oct. 17, 2012: Photographer Natalie Forbes From the Annenberg Space for Photography Extreme Exposure Series “Pulitzer Prize finalist Natalie Fobes has shot assignments for National Geographic, Smithsonian, Audubon and other major magazines. She was given the nickname “Salmon Lady” after her 10-year project photographing and writing about Pacific salmon and cultures associated with the species. In addition to three coffee …

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