Why Storytelling Matters: An evening with photographers Tyrone Turner & Susan Sterner
Wed Jun 22, 17:30 - Wed Jun 22, 20:00
6 Spin Street Restaurant
Tyrone and Susan are award-winning American photographers who have traveled extensively to document a range of social and environmental issues. Join us at 6 Spin Street to see some of their best work, hear them tell the stories behind the images, and explain why photography and storytelling matter.
Tyrone is a regular contributor to National Geographic Magazine, project mentor for the photojournalism program at the Corcoran School of Art + Design, fellow of the Institute of Current Worlds Affairs (ICWA), and a fellow with the News Literacy Project. (www.tyronefoto.com)
Susan is a photographer and educator. She worked as a White House photographer and a staff photographer at the Associated Press, and is now an associate professor at and founder of the New Media Photojournalism Masters Program at the Corcoran School of Art at George Washington University in Washington, DC. (www.susansternerstudio.com)
This lecture will be hosted by Penda Photo Tours, in association with Cameraland and Greenpop. Wine will be sponsored by Stellar Organics, from their Dig This! range. The proceeds of ticket sales go to the Penda Trust; a charity that uses photography as a tool for good.