03 Mar Conflict in Congo – The Challenge of Visual Journalism
Monday, March 3 / 8:00 PM
Widely published in Time, Newsweek, and National Geographic magazines, photojournalist Marcus Bleasdale has been covering the brutal exploitation of The Democratic Republic of Congo and its natural resources for nearly a decade. Bleasdale is the recipient of the 2007 Freedom of Expression Grant and has won numerous awards including UNICEF Photographer of the Year. His book One Hundred Years of Darkness was recognized as one of the best photojournalism books of 2002 by Photo District News, which dubbed his images some of the most iconic of the 21st Century.
Generously supported by Phyllis de Picciotto and Stan Roden. Co-presented with the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center as part of the Idee Levitan Endowed Lecture Series, and UCSB Arts & Lectures.