The Power of Photography: National Geographic 125 Years
The Power of Photography: National Geographic 125 Years will be on display at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles, CA from October 26, 2013 through April 27, 2014. The show celebrates the publications’ 125 year anniversary and is open to the public.
Building the Ark, Joel’s latest story for National Geographic, is featured in the Annenberg exhibit. In addition, Joel is one of 6 photographers who participated in a documentary commissioned by the Annenberg Space for Photography. View behind-the-scenes footage and personal interviews in this film by Arclight Productions.
“For 125 years now, National Geographic has been a place where art and insight and a deep cultural understanding come together – a place where we can be astonished and inspired by the world all around us. I can’t think of a greater partner for the Annenberg Space for Photography – or a greater model of what photojournalism can achieve. Especially at a time when print journalism is under siege, I’m thrilled that we’ll be able to showcase so many powerful, profound images from the pages of National Geographic. I’m delighted that the exhibit will be as cutting-edge and as multi-media-savvy as both of our institutions strive to be. Above all, I’m proud to join with National Geographic in celebrating this simple principle: that we are all stewards of this remarkable planet.” – Wallis Annenberg, Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of the Annenberg Foundation.