We are excited to be bringing some of the world’s best photographers to D.C. for the inaugural Focus on the Story International Photo Festival. Thank you for joining us!
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Friday, June 8 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Build the Wall or Tear it Down? How Visual Storytelling Shapes American Identity

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Visual artists Kara Frame, Muriel Hasbun and Griselda San Martín will show selections of their projects and explore photography and media arts as vehicles for representation and the construction of identity. Advocating for first person narratives, these three artists will talk about their own process in establishing connection and empathy while creating counter-stories –often unseen and untold narratives that give us a more complete picture of who lives in our communities.

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Kara Frame

Kara Frame is a video producer at NPR. Based out of Washington, D.C., she pursues personal projects in her free time; often focusing on issues surrounding veterans and women. Kara graduated with a masters of art in New Media Photojournalism from the Corcoran School of the Arts and... Read More →
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Muriel Hasbun

Muriel Hasbun’s expertise as an artist and as an educator focuses on issues of cultural identity, migration and memory.Hasbun’s awards and distinctions include: CENTER’s Curator’s Choice, Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship, the Howard Chapnick Grant/W. Eugene Smith Memorial... Read More →
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Griselda San Martin

Griselda San Martin is a Spanish documentary photographer based in New York City. She is a graduate of the International Center of Photography’s Documentary Photography program and holds an M.A. in Journalism from the University of Colorado. Griselda is interested in in-depth stories... Read More →

Friday June 8, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
Nitze Kenney Herter Auditorium John Hopkins SAIS