Using Photography to Create Visual Narratives

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Cig Harvey shares her work and creative process. Her photographs are intertwined with a rich narrative and autobiography. She uses the medium of photography as a way to tell stories.

Harvey’s photographs have been exhibited widely and are in the permanent collections of major museums, including the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and the International Museum of Photography, George Eastman House, Rochester, NY. She was a recent finalist for the prestigious BMW Prize at Paris Photo and had her first solo museum show at The Stenersen Museum, Oslo, Norway, in the spring of 2012, in conjunction with the release of her monograph You Look At Me Like An Emergency, Schilt Publishing, 2012. Harvey’s devotion to visual storytelling has lead to innovative international campaigns and features with New York Magazine, Harpers Bazaar Japan, Kate Spade and Bloomingdales.