IA&A at Hillyer Presents CultureBlast: An Evening with Photojournalist Evelyn Hockstein

By Editorial Team on November 13, 2018
Evelyn Hockstein headshot. Courtesy of IA&A at Hillyer.
Talk is rescheduled to:
Wednesday, November 28. 6:30-8:30pm

Hillyer and WPOW: Women Photojournalists of Washington present a moderated conversation with award-winning photojournalist Evelyn Hockstein, whose work has been featured in over 70 countries for news outlets including The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Guardian, and more. Her talk will center on her coverage of the violent unrest that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia, as well as other recent assignments including her portraits of transgender men. The talk will be followed by audience Q&A.

About the speaker:
(link to http://www.evelynhockstein.com)
Evelyn Hockstein is an award-winning photojournalist and past Vice President of the Women Photojournalists of Washington. Based in Washington, DC, Evelyn has worked in more than 70 countries for news outlets including The Washington Post, The New York Times, Time, and Newsweek, as well as humanitarian organizations including The World Health Organization, The United Nations, The CDC Foundation, CARE, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Evelyn has won two Pictures of the Year International awards, the Days Japan International Photojournalism award, and was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. Her work has been exhibited in the US, UK, France, South Africa, Japan, and Kenya, and her recent adventures have included climate change north of the Bering Strait, climbing in Pakistan for a story about the only female mountain rescue team, and scaling rigs in North Dakota for a project on the oil rich Bakken.

Thank you to partner:
(link to https://www.womenphotojournalists.org/)
WPOW: Women Photojournalists of Washington is a 501C3 nonprofit dedicated to educating the public about the role of women in photojournalism and fostering their professional success. With over 250 members across the visual journalism field, WPOW creates a strong community of women photojournalists who gather to inspire and educate.

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