Oops, remarkable! 04/07/2009

  • Biography for Lori Waselchuk

    Lori Waselchuk is a freelance photojournalist and documentary photographer living in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Waselchuk’s work has been published in Time, Life, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, National Journal, USA Today, The Chicago Tribune, The Independent, and The Times (London), Der Spiegel, Liberation.

    In 2004, Waselchuk won the Southern African Gender and Media award for her coverage of war-related sexual violence in Liberia. In 1998, Waselchuk was a finalist in the Alfred Eisenstaedt Awards for Magazine Photography.

    Recent books/exhibitions

    2006 Katrina Exposed, exhibition and catalogue curated by Steven Maklansky for the New Orleans Museum of Art.

    2004 Johannesburg – One City, Colliding Worlds by Lindsay Bremner. Illustrated by Lori Waselchuk

    2004 Moving in Time, Life in a Democratic South Africa, edited by George Hallett, a photographic restrospective of 10 years of democracy in South Africa.

    2004 Is Every Body Comfortable? Curator of the photographic exhibition and catalogue of young South African women photographers. Exhibited in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa; Maputo, Mozambique.

    2002 A Day in the Life of Africa, one of 100 internationally selected photojournalists to take part in a book/exhibition project to raise money for HIV/Aids in Africa. Book and exhibition was launched at Grand Central Station in New York City,
    November 2002

    2002 African Nights, a solo exhibition of color photographs of life at night in Africa. Exhibited at The Castle as part of the Cape Town Month of Photography, March – April, 2002; Museum Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa, June – September, 2002; Encuentros Abiertos de Fotografia, an international photography biennale in Buenos Aires, Argentina, August, 2002.

    tags: art, photographer

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