People, Not Numbers: Using Photography to Humanize the Global Refugee Crisis
Aired On: Aug 11, 2016
Brian Sokol discusses how photography can build empathy in audiences while demystifying and humanizing marginalized people.
Since 2012, photographer Brian Sokol has focused on telling the stories of refugees, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), and stateless people in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America. In 2016, he returned to the US to pursue a project on public lands preservation, combining his love of open spaces and his desire to tell human stories.
A former mountain guide...