October 11 Thursday

[VLP Presents: Debi Cornwall] Welcome to Camp America: Inside Guantánamo Bay

  • Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 12:10PM - 1:00PM
  • Room 121
  • Open To The Yale Community
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Debi Cornwall is a conceptual documentary artist and former wrongful conviction lawyer. Marrying dark humor with structural critique, she employs photographs along with archival material, testimony, and video to examine American power and identity in the post-9/11 era.

Her first book, Welcome to Camp America: Inside Guantánamo Bay (Radius, 2017), is a 2018 PDN Annual Publisher's Choice Award winner, shortlisted for a 2018 Alice Award, 2018 Lucie First Photo Book Prize finalist, 2018 ICP Infinity Award nominee, longlisted for the 2018 Kraszna-Krausz Foundation Book Award, shortlisted for the 2017 Paris Photo-Aperture First PhotoBook Prize and les Rencontres de la Photographie d'Arles Photo-Text Book Award, and named among 2017's 10 best photo books by Teju Cole in the New York Times Magazine, among others.

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