Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Lauren Greenfield Tonight

from the RIT SPAS announcement:
Greetings! You don’t want to miss the next Charles Arnold Lecture Series Speaker

Lauren Greenfield

When: Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Time: 7:00 PM

Where: College of Liberal Arts Bldg. 6 room A 205

Acclaimed photographer Lauren Greenfield is considered
a preeminent chronicler of youth culture as a result of
her groundbreaking projects Girl Culture and Fast Forward.
In 2003 she was named by American Photo as one of the
25 most influential photographers working today.
Greenfield graduated from Harvard in 1987 and started her
career as an intern for National Geographic. Since 1991, her
photographs have regularly appeared in major publications
and have received numerous prestigious awards. Her work
is in many major collections throughout the United States.

Greenfield’s first feature-length documentary film, Thin,
aired on HBO, and is accompanied by a photography book
of the same name (Chronicle Books, 2006). Thin was
nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Direction in 2007.
Greenfield’s follow-up short film, Kids + Money, premiered at
the AFI Fest and won the Shorts Audience Award and was
selected as one of the top five nonfiction shorts in the world
by Cinema Eye Honors 2009.