Building Narratives, One Photograph at a Time
With Kiana Hayeri

LUNCHTIME TALK

Building Narratives, One Photograph at a Time
With Kiana Hayeri

Date: Thu, May 09, 2019 01:00PM
Price: Free with Museum Admission

Join us for a talk from award-winning documentary photographer Kiana Hayeri as she offers a window into the daily lives of Afghan women, shining a light on their struggles and hopes. Hayeri’s photographs reveal a seldom-seen side of life in conflict zones, raising the question: has the West’s involvement in Afghanistan improved women’s lives? Hayeri will share her insight into how Afghan women are empowering themselves, and offer reasons for hope.


Bio:

 

Kiana Hayeri is an Iranian-Canadian documentary photographer currently based in Kabul, Afghanistan. Born in Tehran, she migrated to Toronto while still a teenager and took up photography to bridge cultures and languages. In 2014, Hayeri was named one of PDN’s 30 emerging photographers to watch. Today she is a Senior TED Fellow and a regular contributor to the New York Times. Her work has been widely published, including in Harper's Magazine, The Washington Post, NPR, and the Wall Street Journal.

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