Portraiture for Social Change
Aired On: Dec 6, 2012
Dana Gluckstein discusses her portraits of indigenous peoples and her process of infusing each image with an essential dignity.
During her 25-year career, Dana Gluckstein has photographed iconic figures from Nelson Mandela and Mikhail Gorbachev to Muhammad Ali and Tony Curtis, and produced award-winning advertising campaigns for clients such as Apple and Toyota. Her vision of humanity is revealed in her photographs of indigenous peoples, many of which are in museum and private collections.
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