Pawa Salon: Filmmaker & Photographer Shravan Vidyarthi, May 31 2012 @ Pawa254 Hub
About Shravan Vidyarthi
Shravan Vidyarthi is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and photographer based in New York City, and his native Nairobi, Kenya.
His films have appeared on PBS Television, and at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC, and at MOMA and The Metropolitan Museum in New York. His photography work has focused on Somali refugees in Northern Kenya, and humanitarian initiatives in The Republic of Congo. He has been a guest lecturer at Vassar College, NYU and Barnard College and a Teaching assistant at Harlem Children’s Zone.
Shravan will also showcasing his award winning film “African Lens – The Story of Priya Ramrakha” Priya was one of Kenya’s first photojournalists, and one of the first Africans to shoot for Life, once America’s most famous picture magazine and was killed at the age of 33 in Biafra Nigeria.
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