Robert Acosta photo by Nina Berman
Presentation by Nina Berman
Wednesday, March 17, 2008, 7:00 PM
Community College, Alexandria Campus
Nina Berman is a documentary photographer widely published and exhibited with
a primary interest in the American political and social landscape.
She is the recipient of two World Press awards, numerous
Pictures of the Year awards, a 2006 fellowship from the New York
Foundation for the Arts and a 2005 grant from the Open Society Institute
documentary photography fund. In 2005 American Photo profiled her
as one of the 100 most important people in photography.
Her first monograph, “Purple Hearts – Back From Iraq”,
portraits and interviews with U.S. soldiers wounded in the war, was
published by Trolley in 2004 and received wide acclaim. The book
was made into a feature length documentary film by the same name
and screened worldwide.
Her work has been the subject of several solo and
group exhibitions at galleries and museums in New York, Chicago,
Washington D.C., and throughout Europe.
She is on the faculty of the International Center of Photography
in her hometown of New York City.