Art and War

  • April 5, 2014
  • 4:30 pm
  • Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility, Munk School of Global Affairs
Rita Leistner

Thinking about the presence of pain in art Susan Sontag wrote, “As objects of contemplation, images of the atrocious can answer to several different needs. To steel oneself against weakness. To make oneself more numb. To acknowledge the existence of the incorrigible.” But what does it mean for the war photographer who takes these needs and puts them into their practice?

Internationally renowned photojournalists Rita Leistner and Mike Kamber sit down with Newsweek photo editor, Jamie Wellford, to discuss not just the practicalities and ethics, but also the stories that emerge from capturing images in the midst of conflict.

  • General admission: $15
  • Students (with valid ID): $10

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