Vision Project Presents Photojournalist Timothy Fadek
News Story: October 5, 2008
New York photographer Timothy Fadek will be the guest lecturer at Sacred Heart University’s Schine Auditorium on Thursday, October 23rd at 2pm as part of the Media Studies and Digital Culture Department’s Vision Project lecture series called "Photography in a Digital World". The lecture is entitled "Timothy Fadek: A Narrative of Madness". This event is free and open to the public.
Timothy Fadek has worked in more than 25 countries and has faced personal risk in order to bring attention to major world events such as the wars in Iraq, Lebanon, Kosovo, Macedonia, Israel and the Palestinian Territories, the civil uprising in Haiti and the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center. His photographic reporting has been published in hundreds of major magazines worldwide and has been exhibited in major galleries. He has been a contributor to several photo books on the World Trade Center attack and the war in Iraq.Named a “Hero of Photography” by American Photo magazine in 2007, Fadek has earned numerous industry awards and also twice received the Best of Photojournalism award from the National Press Photographers Association. Fadek has also taught photojournalism at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism as an adjunct professor.