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Juliet Schor: Re-thinking Materialism: From competitive consumption to the eco-habitus

Juliet Schor discusses the consequences of a consumer culture obsessed with wealth and “fast fashion,” outlining a better path for society that is grounded in true materialism and ecological sanity.
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Renée C. Byer: Living on a Dollar a Day: The Lives and Faces of the World’s Poor

Renée C. Byer speaks about her internationally acclaimed book, Living on a Dollar a Day: The Lives and Faces of the World’s Poor, which illuminates the stories of people living on the brink of survival and invites us to put an end to extreme poverty.
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Myles Little: One Percent: Privilege in a Time of Global Inequality

Curator Myles Little (“a rising leader and visionary” according to The Huffington Post) will walk audiences through the genesis of his new project, its roots in MoMA’s historic Family of Man exhibit, and a slideshow of these extraordinary, timely images.
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Lauren Greenfield: GENERATION WEALTH

Lauren Greenfield discusses the 25-year journey behind the making of her thought-provoking GENERATION WEALTH project, culminating in her new exhibit and a documentary feature.
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Bruce Gilden: In The Crowd

Photographer Bruce Gilden will discuss his life’s work, which centers on street photography and often-overlooked subjects.

Catherine Opie: Inside Iris Nights

Catherine Opie discusses her life and work, including her iconic photography series of portraits and American urban landscapes.
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Catherine Opie: Life and Work

Catherine Opie discusses her life and work, including her iconic photography series of portraits and American urban landscapes.
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Chris Buck: UNEASY: Portraits 1986-2016

Chris Buck discusses the full scope of his career, including the stories behind photo sessions with subjects such as President Barack Obama, Joaquin Phoenix, Lena Dunham, Snoop Dogg and many more.
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Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst: Relationship

Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst discuss the series of photographs they took, over a period of six years, to document the story of their romantic and creative collaboration.
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Giselle Fernández: Coming Home to Yourself

Giselle Fernández discusses how an eclectic, artistic and multicultural upbringing fueled her career in journalism, as well as her business, politics, passions, profession and philanthropy.
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Candace Feit: In Search of the Feminine in the Divine

Candace Feit discusses how her photographic process helped tell the story of the transgender community in southern India by using subtle, in-between moments to illuminate deeper truths.
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Dr. Michael Lomax: L.A. In My Rear-View Mirror

Dr. Michael Lomax discusses his formative years and how relocating from Los Angeles to the Deep South thrust him into the center of the civil rights movement.