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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.