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Anna Mia Davidson: Cuba: Black and White

Anna Mia Davidson discusses how her black-and-white photographs reflect the resilience, ingenuity, and spirit of the Cuban people.
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Elliott Erwitt: Personal Best

In this lecture he simply calls, “Personal Best,” Elliott Erwitt will show and speak about a selection of his most favorite photographs from his visits to Cuba in 1964 and 2015.
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Katy Grannan: Inside Iris Nights

Katy Grannan talks about taking leaps of faith and a reminder of what is remarkable, following her screening of her intimate and powerful film The Nine.
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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.
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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.

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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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.