Photographs by Renowned International Photographer Peter Turnley
The B&H Event Space (420 9th Ave., Manhattan)
Join internationally acclaimed photojournalist, Peter Turnley, for an insightful look into humanity amidst the last three decades of history, geo-politics, and everyday life in different countries from around the world. Peter’s presentation will weave in and out of images depicting life worldwide, in moments of conflict, hardship, and political change, as well as images of major world figures that influenced the direction history during the last three decades. Turnley’s visual exploration of the world, in which he captures the “decisive moments” from each country he traveled to, offers moments of beauty and esthetic power that characterize the daily life of different regions.
Turnley will speak with great sincerity about his beginnings in photography and the incredible gift that vision and sight can offer to any observer willing to keep their heart and mind open to the infinite images waiting to be discovered at the corner of any street. Turnley will share his photographs from the Gulf War of 1991, the Balkans (Bosnia), Somalia, Rwanda, South Africa, Chechnya, Haiti, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Indonesia, Afghanistan, Kosovo, and the war in Iraq. He will also reveal other dimensions of work by showing his black and white street photography in Paris and the United States.