Vision Project Presents Photographer Lucian Read

News Story: March 1, 2010

Vision Project presents a lecture series entitled Photography in a Digital World featuring photographer Lucian Read on Thursday, March 25 at 1:30pm in the Schine Auditorium at Sacred Heart University. The title of Read's presentation is "Decade: A Photographer's Evolution in Digital Journalism." This lecture series is presented in affiliation with the Department of Media Studies and Digital Culture.  The event is free and open to the public.

Lucian Read is a Texas-born New York-based photographer. Since 2002 he has worked extensively in Iraq and Afghanistan, the High Arctic, Latin America, the United States, and Southeast Asia. He was recognized for his work in Iraq with a 2005 World Press Award. His photographic work has been published in magazines and newspapers worldwide including Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, Newsweek, Time, US News & World Report, Stern, The New York Times, and American Photo among others. His video work appears regularly on the Dan Rather Reports program.

Photo Caption: Hundreds of families from widely scattered villages gathered at a succession of locations in the northern Afghan province of Balkh to receive a second installment of food aid distributed by the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Afghan Red Crescent Society.
About Vision Project
Vision Project is an organization dedicated to the development of documentary photography, video, multimedia, investigative journalism and education.  The goal of Vision Project is to produce documentary material and educational programs that encourage understanding and awareness about a broad variety of social issues.  This information and programming are made available to the general public with a particular focus on members of the younger generation.  Based in New York, Vision Project is in the process of setting up a satellite office and internship program on the campus of Sacred Heart University.