Growing populations, shrinking resources: dynamics of a world in crisis.
Moderator: Kim Komenich
Join us for an evening of great photography.
Documentary photographer RANDY OLSON has worked with National Geographic Magazine for 25 years, producing over 30 stories on issues of overpopulation, environmental degradation, resource extraction and disappearing cultures. Randy Olson will present his work followed by an interview with moderator Kim Komenich and Q&A session with the audience.
Randy Olson was the Magazine Photographer of the Year in the 2003 Pictures of the Year International (POYi) competition and was also awarded POYi’s Newspaper Photographer of the Year in 1991; that same year, Olson received the Robert F. Kennedy Award for Excellence in Journalism for his story on the problems at the Section 8 Housing in Pittsburgh.
His work has also been published in LIFE, Geo and Smithsonian magazines. In 2011 the National Geographic Society published a book of his work in their Masters of Photography series. Olson is the founder of The Photo Society, the leading organization of photographers contributing to National Geographic Magazine.
KIM KOMENICH is a photographer, filmmaker and current Assistant Professor in Photojournalism at San Francisco State University. Komenich worked as staff photographer and editor for the San Francisco Examiner (1982-2000) and for the San Francisco Chronicle (2000-2009). He was awarded the 1987 Pulitzer Prize in Spot News Photography for his coverage of the 1986 Philippine "People Power" Revolution. His 2016 book ‘Revolution Revisited’ is part of an ongoing re-examination of the effects of the People Power Revolution, 30 years later.
Doors will open at 7:00pm
Lecture will start promplty at 7:30pm - light refreshments included.
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