Ken Light

Ken Light

Reva & David Logan Professor of Photojournalism

Office: B43

510-642-4825

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Ken Light has worked as a freelance documentary photographer for forty years, focusing on social issues facing America. His work has been published in eight books, including Delta Time, To The Promised Land, With These Hands, Texas Death Row, Coal Hollow and most recently Valley of Shadows and Dreams. He is also the author of the text Witness in Our Time: Lives of Working Documentary Photographers, now in its second edtion. His work has been in numerous photo essays in newspapers, magazines and a variety of media (electronic & motion pictures), like Rolling Stone, Granta, Time, Newsweek, Mother Jones, The National Journal, Speak, L’Internazionale and Camera Arts. His work has also been presented in exhibitions worldwide including a one person show at the International Center for Photography (NYC), the S.E. Museum of Photography, the San Jose Museum of Art, The Visual Studies, and Smith College Art Museum.

He is an adjunct Professor at the Graduate School of Journalism at U.C. Berkeley and director of its Center for Photography. He is also a co-founder of Fotovision and the Mother Jones International Fund for Documentary Photography. His web site is www.kenlight.com.

TEACHING SCHEDULE:

No. Sec. Title Time Location
J213 1 J213 Visual Storytelling: Advanced Documentary Projects-Blurb Book M 10:00-12:00
Location TBA

MEDIA PLATFORMS

Photojournalism