Anthony Suau

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Anthony Suau is an American photojournalist, based in New York City

Life and work[edit]

Suau was born in Peoria, Illinois.[citation needed] He worked for the Chicago Sun-Times, and The Denver Post,[1] and was a contract photographer for Time from 1991 to 2009.

Suau has published a number of books, including Beyond the Fall, a 10-year photography project portraying the transition of the Eastern bloc starting from the fall of the Berlin Wall,[2] and Fear This, about the war of images and slogans being played out in the USA whilst the country was at war in Iraq.[3]

His work has appeared in National Geographic, Paris Match, Stern, The New York Times Magazine, The Sunday Times Magazine, Life, and elsewhere.[4]

In 2009 he co-founded the non-profit collective "Facing Change: Documenting America", with a group of social minded photographers and writers to document the issues facing the United States during a time of economic uncertainty. As the project president he was able to negotiate and sign agreements with the Library of Congress, Leica Camera, National Geographic, GEO, Le Monde, Open Society Foundations and PhotoShelter. He resigned from the organization in June 2013, 6 months after a negligent board of directors took control of the company's management.

He is directing his first feature documentary film, Organic Rising, a look at the rise of the organic farming industry across the United States.

Publications[edit]

  • On a Deux Yeux de Trop: Avec les Réfugiés Rwandais, Goma, Zaïre, 1994. Arles, France: Actes Sud, 1995. ISBN 978-2742705641. On the genocide in Rwanda.
  • Dans les Montagnes où Vivent les Aigles: Grozny, Tchétchénie, Janvier 1995. Arles, France: Actes Sud, 1995. ISBN 978-2-7427-0565-8. On the war in Chechnya.
  • Beyond the Fall: The Former Soviet Bloc in Transition, 1989-99. Network Photographers, 2000. ISBN 978-0953675609.
  • Fear This: A Nation at War. New York: Aperture, 2004. ISBN 978-1931788533.

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anthony Suau". World Press Photo. Retrieved 2010-12-01. 
  2. ^ Anthony Suau – 2008 World Press Winner. "Anthony Suau – 2008 World Press Winner". A Photo Editor. Retrieved 2010-12-01. 
  3. ^ "Fear This: a nation at war: Anthony Suau 6 October 2004" openDemocracy. Accessed 12 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Photographer Anthony Suau Biography - National Geographic". National Geographic. Retrieved 2010-12-01. 
  5. ^ "Anthony Suau Wins World Press Photo". Nppa.org. 2009-02-13. Archived from the original on 27 November 2010. Retrieved 2010-12-01. 
  6. ^ "The national academy of television arts and sciences announces winners at the 31st Annual News & Documentary Emmy awards" National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Accessed 12 January 2017

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