Myriam Abdelaziz is a French-American photographer born in Cairo, Egypt. Her career started in corporate marketing seven years before she decided to change gears and pursue a profession in photography, her lifetime passion. Abdelaziz graduated from the International Center of Photography in 2006 and has been based in New York City ever since. In 2011, she joined the female Middle Eastern photo collective, ‘RAWIYA’ (‘She who tells a story’). Abdelaziz’s work tells the stories of its participants. Her inquiry into the tales of people takes her around the globe searching for narratives that overcome physical and cultural barriers and often reveal what we have in common: glimpses of solitude, hope, insecurity, dignity.
With this panel discussion, we aim to provide the audience with a better understanding of how and why the lack of diverse voices in the media leads to “outsiders” being tasked with documenting communities other than their own.Learn More