Lecture: James Nachtwey
5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. Adult Programs
Hear acclaimed photojournalist James Nachtwey discuss how the images of the Vietnam War influenced his decision to become a documentary photographer and his continual goal to bring “a voice to those who otherwise would not have a voice.” Known for his powerful images of war, disease and poverty, Nachtwey has chronicled various events, including combat in Afghanistan, Chechnya and Kosovo, genocide in Rwanda, and the events of September 11, 2001, in New York City. James has won a TED Prize, a Common Wealth Award, the Dresden International Peace Prize, the Heinz Award the Dan David Prize and has been awarded the Robert Capa Gold Medal five times. Additionally Nachtwey is the subject of the Academy-Award nominated documentary War Photographer. This lecture is sure to get you thinking about the images you see, and don’t see, in today’s media. Space is limited, reservations are highly recommended.
$7 Members, $10 Non-members, $3 Students, Free to Currier Society members.To purchase tickets visit http://currier.obsres.com/Info.aspx?EventID=200