reFramed: In conversation with Mariella Furrer

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“reFramed” is a feature showcasing fine art photography and vision-forward photojournalism. It is curated by Los Angeles Times staff photographer Barbara Davidson. Follow Barbara on Twitter.

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Mariella Furrer is of Swiss and Lebanese descent and has lived in Africa her whole life. She studied in the documentary photography and photojournalism program at the International Center of Photography in New York and, since her graduation in 1993, has worked as a frereFRAMED | Mariella Furrerelance photojournalist based in Kenya. For her work, she won an Amnesty International Media Award in 2011, a grant from France’s 3P (Photographers Pro Photography) Foundation in 2005, and a grant from Sweden’s Hasselblad Foundation in 2003. She was shortlisted for the AnthropoGraphia Award for Photography and Human Rights in 2010, received a honorable mention in UNICEF’s Photographer of the Year Award competition in 2005, and was nominated for a Santa Fe Prize for Photography…

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