Michael Christopher Brown – Cancelled


Often using a camera phone as a primary recording device, Magnum photographer Michael Christopher Brown will discuss his work in the Democratic Republic of Congo and his new book Libyan Sugar.

Brown was raised in the Skagit Valley, in Washington State. Often using a camera phone as a recording device, his current work explores the ongoing conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In Sakhalin (2008), he captured the remote Russian island, while Broadway (2009) focused on New Yorkers amidst the financial crisis. In 2011, he documented the Libyan Revolution using a camera phone, exploring ethical distance and the iconography of warfare. Brown, as been published by National Geographic, Time and The New York Times Magazine; he was the subject of the 2012 HBO documentary Witness: Libya; and his photographs have been exhibited widely in the USA. His forthcoming book, Libyan Sugar, will be published in 2014 by Twin Palms Publishers.