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ICP TALKS: Pulitzer Prize Winning Photographer Carol Guzy

International Center of Photography Talks with Executive Director Mark Lubell

Thursday, August 16 at 7 PM

Ticket Price: $15 ($10 for Friends of SAC and ICP Members)

Join us for an illustrated talk with Pulitzer Prize winning photographer  Carol Guzy, followed by a conversation with ICP Executive Director Mark Lubell.

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Carol Guzy is a staff photographer for The Washington Post. She graduated in 1978 with an associate’s degree in registered nursing from Northhampton County Area Community College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, her hometown. A change of heart led her to study photography at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where she graduated in 1980 with an applied science associate’s degree in photography.

While at the Art Institute she interned at the Miami Herald which hired her as a staff photographer upon her graduation. After eight years there during which she won the 1986 Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography (as one of a two-member team covering the Armero, Columbia mudslide), she moved to Washington, D.C. to become a staff photographer for The Washington Post.

She has been honored twice with the Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography for her coverage of the military intervention in Haiti and the devastating mudslide in Armero, Colombia. She has received a third Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography for her work in Kosovo as well. She is the only journalist to ever receive a fourth Pulitzer for coverage of the Haitian earthquake in 2010. She has been named Photographer of the Year for the National Press Photographers Association three times and eight times for the White House News Photographers Association and has earned other prestigious awards in her chosen profession of photojournalism.

About the Image

Kosovo’s Sorrow: Reunion

Kosovar refugee Agim Shala, 2, is passed through the barbed wire fence into the hands of grandparents at the camp run by United Arab Emirates in Kukes, Albania.

The members of the large Shala family were reunited here after fleeing Prizren in Kosovo during the conflict. (The grandparents had just crossed the border at Morina). The relatives who just arrived had to stay outside the camp until shelter was available.

The next day members of the family had tents inside. The fence was the scene of many reunions. When the peace agreement was signed, they returned to Prizren to find their homes only mildly damaged. There were tears of joy and sadness from the family as the children were passed through the fence, symbolic of the innocence and horror of the conflict.

Photo Credit: Carol Guzy/The Washington Post

Previous Talks:

Thursday, August 2 at 7 PMMark Lubell “In Conversation” with Elliott Erwitt

Thursday, August 9 at 7 PM: Joel Sartore, National Geographic Photographer

This series has been made possible thanks to the Renee Harbers Family Foundation.

Venue

Southampton Arts Center
25 Jobs Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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Website:
http://www.southamptonartscenter.org

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