FORA.tv Speaker - Mimi Chakarova

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Biography

Mimi Chakarova has had numerous solo exhibitions of her documentary photography of South Africa, Jamaica, Cuba, Kashmir, and Eastern Europe. Capitalism, God, And A Good Cigar: Cuba Enters The Twenty-first Century, published by Duke University Press in 2005, features over 75 of Chakarova's photos of Cuba; and she is currently working on two long-term projects that examine the conflict in Kashmir and sex trafficking of women in Eastern Europe.

She teaches photography at UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism, has taught at Stanford University, and lectures widely on sex trafficking and photo journalism, She is the recipient of the 2003 Dorothea Lange Fellowship for outstanding work in documentary photography and the 2005 Magnum Photos Inge Morath Award.

She is the series curator of FRONTLINE/World's FlashPoint, featuring the work of photographers from around the world. Her work on sex trafficking was awarded a People's Voice Webby, and she was a 2008 nominee for a News & Documentary Emmy Award. Chakarova's work has appeared in National Geographic, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, CBS News, 60 Minutes, PBS FRONTLINE/World, and the Center for Investigative Reporting.

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Mimi Chakarova: Sex Slavery from the Inside

09.09.09 | 00:20:22 min | 2 comments