Jennifer Pritheeva Samuel

Jennifer Pritheeva Samuel

Jennifer Pritheeva Samuel is a photo editor at National Geographic, where she commissions and produces stories for the History and Culture desk. She edited many of the stories in the magazine’s 2019-2020 series highlighting women and the 2018 series on race and diversity. In 2019, Samuel received second place as POYI’s magazine media visual editor of the year. Prior to joining National Geographic, she oversaw public programming for Photoville and managed Anastasia Photo gallery and Hank Willis Thomas’ studio. She was a co-founder and curator of the Brooklyn Photo Salon.

After studying anthropology and photography at New York University, Jennifer was a Peace Corps volunteer on the Caribbean island of Dominica. She received her Master of International Affairs from Columbia University’s School of International & Public Affairs, with a focus on economic development and media. Brooklyn, NY will always be home but Jennifer currently resides in Washington, D.C.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Jennifer Pritheeva Samuel

Redefining Beauty

Washington Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2020

Beauty standards are at once a celebration of femininity, and an agent of conformity. Around the world, technology and social media have put the power to define beauty in the hands of the people. We are in an expansive moment where everyone is beautiful.

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Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Jennifer Pritheeva Samuel

Sep 252021

Women On The Move

Eight women photographers from The Everyday Projects discuss their group project published in National Geographic about the impact of migration on women worldwide, touching on themes such as working in collaboration, photographing your own community, and uncovering the nuance of issues often stereotyped in the media.

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Sep 202019

Documenting Inequality and Climate Change: The Double Threat to Life on Earth

Learn how to sustain your ongoing visual story with New York photographer and curator Rene Perez. In this talk, Rene will analyze how his life-long fascination with the magic hour became a long-term photo project.

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Sep 272014

Hyphenated: First and Second Generation American Photographers in Conversation

Visionaries is excited to return to Photoville this year to present Hyphenated, featuring first and second generation American photographers who explore themes of identity, memory, home and belonging through their work.

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Sep 262013

Luminance: A Photographer’s Guide to Navigating the Art World

This panel will feature several gallery owners who will shed light on how to not only break into the art world, but also how to maintain these relationships to build an art audience for your photography.

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Sep 212013

Artist Talk: Gerard H. Gaskin

Gerard H. Gaskin, 2012 winner of the Center for Documentary Studies/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography, will present and discuss work from his forthcoming book, Legendary: Inside the House Ballroom Scene.

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