Sep 20, 2012
5:00pm - 7:00pm    |    Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, 139 MacDougal street, 5th floor, New York, NY 10012

To view the full exhibit in person, please contact CHRGJ’s Executive Director to arrange for a time to visit the Center’s gallery.

About the Photographers

Stephanie Keith has been photographing Occupy Wall Street for the past 11 months. Her

Occupy photographs have been published by ABC News, CBS News, the New York Times, the

Wall Street Journal, NPR, Salon, the Guardian and Time magazine. One of her photos from

the Occupy Brooklyn Bridge action was chosen by TimeOut NY as one of the 50 iconic photos

of New York City. American Photography chose another Occupy photo as part of their “Best

of 2011” photographs. Recently, the Newswomen’s Club of New York selected Stephanie Keith

as “Reporter of the Year” for her Occupy Wall Street photography. She will also be exhibiting

her Occupy photographs at the International Center of Photography as part of an alumni show

covering the pro-democracy movements around the globe and at The Brecht Forum.

Sarah Knuckey is Professor of the Global Justice Clinic at NYU School of Law and the Research

Director for CHRGJ. She was one of the principal authors of the recent OWS report, “Suppressing

Protest” and spent extensive time over the last year documenting abuses committed by police

against OWS protesters. Her work addresses a range of humanitarian and human rights concerns,

including the use of drones and robotics in targeted killings, refugee rights and detention,

indigenous rights, counter-terrorism, torture, rape, the right to life, forced relocation, and the

liability of transnational corporations and other non-state actors for human rights abuses

Stacey Lanyon is a social, animal, and environmental rights activist who has been

photographing Occupy Wall Street actions and events since October 2011. Her blog “At the Heart

of an Occupation” profiles those involved in the movement in order to get to the heart of why they

think this movement is so important and what kind of world they hope to help bring about.

Rebecca Letz received her B.A. from Barnard College/ Columbia University and subsequently

attended the Documentary/Photojournalism program at the International Center of Photography

where she was awarded a NYTimes Scholarship. Since then she has pursued a career in

photojournalism working for newspapers, magazines, non-profit organizations, and private

clients. Rebecca has worked for Sipa Press photo agency and her photos have been featured in

Newsday, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, New York Magazine,

People Magazine and more.

Becky Hurwitz is the Codesign Facilitator and Community Organizer at the MIT Media Lab’s

Center for Civic Media. She spends her time with changemakers and techies co-designing tools

and methods to leverage media and technology for progressive social change.

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