Holocaust Museum Houston presents Artist Talk with Photographer Danny Lyon
Photographer Danny Lyon will discuss his exhibition, "Danny Lyon: Memories of the Southern Civil Rights Movement," and his family history. His experience with Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), would shape and dictate the course of his career. He has dedicated himself to chronicling social movements, working across mediums, including books, blogs, photography and documentaries. “I am a realist,” he writes, “meaning I believe in the power of the camera, documents and reality.”
A giant of post-War documentary photography and film, Brooklyn, New York native Lyon helped define a mode of photojournalism in which the picture-maker is deeply and personally embedded in his subject matter.