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The Australian National University

Public Lecture: Nick Danziger

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Duration: Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 18:00 - 19:00
Location: SOA&D lecture theatre

Nick Danziger is one of the world’s most renowned photojournalists. Much of his life has been dedicated to documenting the social and political issues that define our times in best-selling books, award-winning documentaries and prizewinning photography. He has received numerous awards, including an Honorary Fellowship from the Royal Photographic Society, and the Royal Geographical Society’s Ness Award in recognition of raising public understanding of contemporary social, political and environmental issues. He also has won the World Press Photo 1st Prize in the Single Portrait category. His photographs have appeared in newspapers and magazines worldwide, toured museums and galleries internationally and are part of several prestigious museum collections.

Throughout his long career Nick has gained extraordinary knowledge of the issues pressing on documentary image makers and story tellers in the twenty-first century.

Join Nick for an informal presentation and discussion of the state of the art now, based on his extensive corpus of work.

Nick is in Canberra as a guest of the Drill Hall Gallery and the Crawford School of Public Policy Development Policy Centre. He is exhibiting his  Revisited 2005-2010-2015 project  at ANU Drill Hall Gallery from Thursday 15 February to Sunday 8 April 2018. Revisited tracks communities and individuals in eight countries across four continents over ten years to assemble a stark and extraordinary portrait of life on the fringes.

For more info: http://www.nickdanziger.com/

Image: Nick Danziger, Changgwang Health Complex, Pyongyang, Democratic People's Republic of Korea

 

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