Ken Light

40 Years Focusing on Social Issues Facing America

AIRED ON: Apr 29, 2010

Ken Light discusses his extensive body of work, covering the wide range of social issues he has photographed.


Ken Light
Ken Light

Ken Light has worked as a documentary photographer for over 40 years, focusing on social issues facing America. His projects and books have included Coal Hollow, which observes the conditions that remain after the mechanization of coal in rural West Virginia, and Texas Death Row, which portrays the lives of men waiting to be executed…

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Coinciding with National Geographic‘s special April 2010 issue, “Water: Our Thirsty World,” the exhibit features the work of award-winning photographers examining perspectives on our most precious resource.


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