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Reflecting on Culture & Identity: Photography Talk with Deborah Anderson

Deborah Anderson

Deborah Anderson

Join award-winning photographer and film director, Deborah Anderson, as she brings to light the history and culture of the Lakota tribe with her latest body of work, “Women Of The White Buffalo”.

Presenters: Deborah Anderson

Moderators: Paris Chong

Location: Online

Presented by:

  • Leica Camera

Join award-winning photographer and film director, Deborah Anderson, as she brings to light the history and culture of the Lakota tribe with her latest body of work, “Women Of The White Buffalo”. Their stories of loss, suicide, murder and epidemic meth addiction among their community are mirrored by their deep ancestral roots, traditional ceremony, prayer and hope. Hosted by Leica Gallery Los Angeles Manager & Curator, Paris Chong.

This Leica Conversation is presented in partnership with Photoville.

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Presenter Bios

  • Deborah Anderson

    Deborah Anderson

    Award winning filmmaker and Leica photographer Deborah Anderson, has created iconic imagery for the covers of pop music albums and magazines, as well as for the walls of an expansive clientele of private homes and landmark hotels worldwide.

    Of Indigenous, Black, Irish and Scottish descent, her photographic work has hung in prestigious galleries both in Europe and the US along with having created three fine art photographic books.

    Most recently Deborah produced and directed the feature documentary film ‘Women Of The White Buffalo’ released in 2022, making the top 10 documentary list on iTunes in its first week of opening and winning numerous awards, elevating Indigenous voices globally.


Moderator Bios

  • Paris Chong

    Paris Chong

    Paris Chong is Manager and Curator of the Leica Gallery Los Angeles. Opened in 2013, The Leica Gallery Los Angeles was created to celebrate Leica photography. The Gallery provides unparalleled access to a rotation of curated exhibits, with imagery captured by classic and contemporary Leica photographers. Chong has over seventeen years of experience in curating, managing, and promoting fine art galleries and has represented galleries and artists in events such as: Photo LA, Photo SF, Paris Photo, Paris Photo LA and The Palm Springs Photo Festival as well as representing Leica Gallery Los Angeles at Art Basel Miami and Photo Paris, France. She has curated photography exhibitions for myriad artists from Bruce Gilden to Ralph Gibson, Melanie Pullen to Lenny Kravitz. Chong serves as guest curator for the ASC (American Society of Cinematographers). She was on the event committee for Photo15-17 and is Co-chair for Photo19 being held at Leica Gallery LA this year. Chong is also on the committee for Fresh Focus, a non-profit raising money to keep arts in underprivileged neighborhoods in the greater Los Angeles area.


  • Leica Camera

    Leica Camera

    Ignite your passion for photography with Leica Camera at Photoville

    Discover the allure of Leica photography at Photoville through curated photowalks complemented by a Leica on Loan program. From action photography to environmental portraiture, you’ll experience Leica photography and guidance by acclaimed Leica photographers. 

    Leica Camera is founded on a tradition of optical excellence and a conscious focus on the essentials of exquisite image making. For over a century, the brand has motivated visual storytelling through the quintessential union of craftsmanship, design and experience, providing essential tools that influence the art, culture and creation of photography. Photoville attendees can see this firsthand at the Leica Pavilion, which will showcase a one-of-a-kind photographic experience through a variety of interactive Leica activities designed to ignite your passion for photography.

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