Kael Alford, is a documentary photographer, writer and educator whose work has been published in international magazines. Her work is featured in the book Unembedded: Four Independent Photojournalists on the War in Iraq. During her Nieman fellowship at Harvard University in 2009-2010, Alford made her first short film, "After the Storm." An essay about her current project appears in the Spring 2010 issue of The Nieman Reports. Alford teaches at Southern Methodist Univesrity in Dallas and is represented by Panos Pictures in London.
Kael Alford, is a documentary photographer, writer and educator whose work has been published and exhibited internationally. Her photographs are featured in the book Unembedded: Four Independent Photojournalists on the War in Iraq and she returned to Iraq in 2011 to follow up on that reporting for NBC.com.
Recent Posts by Kael Alford
- April 8, 2014 by Kael Alford
Anlässlich der Ermordung der deutschen Fotografin Anja Niedringhaus erinnern die Wegbegleiterinnen Kael Alford an die erfahrene Journalistin. Zudem weist das Dart Center auf wichtige Informationen rund um die physische und psychische Sicherheit von Journalisten in Kriegs und Krisensituationen hin.
- April 7, 2014 by Kael Alford
Anja Niedringhaus, a German-born photographer who shared a Pulitzer Prize for her coverage of the Iraq War, was shot dead April 4 by a policeman while on assignment in Afghanistan. She was 48. Her colleague, Kathy Gannon, was also shot and is expected to recover. Photographer Kael Alford remembers Niedringhaus, whose work spanned 25 years of international events and conflict.
- November 21, 2013 by Kael Alford
To live in Dallas is to own a small piece of the trauma of JFK’s assassination, writes Kael Alford. The tragedy came to define Dallas to the outside world but failed to describe residents’ own personal experiences. As the city prepares for the 50th anniversary of that fateful day, those memories are resurfacing. Photos and text by Kael Alford.
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