Cultures on the Edge
Aired On: Dec 20, 2012
Chris Rainier discusses his visual exploration of traditional cultures living on the edge of change in a modern world.
Photographer Chris Rainier is a master at creating powerful images that document the anthropological story of indigenous cultures whose ways are under threat. Former photographic assistant to Ansel Adams, Rainier’s stunning images have been featured in Life, New York Times, National Geographic Adventure and Traveler. As Director of...
You May Also Like
LectureSwanson discusses both traditional publishing and self-publishing options, and helps participants determine the pros and cons for their unique needs. Swanson also shares resources from Publish Your Photography Book, which she coauthored with Darius Himes.
LectureAmi Vitale discusses creating compelling visual stories that make a difference, sharing stories from her own worldwide travels and revealing how she connects to people and diverse cultures in order to capture the unique essence of place.
PhotographerPhotographer Chris Rainier is a master at creating powerful images that document the anthropological story of indigenous cultures whose ways are under threat.
LectureBenjamin Lowy discusses the practice of shooting with a camera phone in both conflict zones and the United States.
LectureAlexandra Avakian discusses her journey as a conflict photographer, including her work in Iran, Gaza, Egypt and other locations.
LectureBeth Wald looks at the role that photography can play in the struggles to save ecosystems, species and ancient knowledge.
LecturePeter van Agtmael shares photographs and stories about recruitment, training, life on bases and outposts in war zones, the life of a badly wounded veteran and the broader war back home.
LectureDavid Zimmerman discusses photographing the Tibetan exile community with a focus on cultural preservation.