Larry Towell*

17.07.2011 in19:14 in Documentary -->


Larry Towell’s business card reads ‘Human Being’. Experience as a poet and a folk musician has done much to shape his personal style. The son of a car repairman, Towell grew up in a large family in rural Ontario. During studies in visual arts at Toronto’s York University, he was given a camera and taught how to process black and white film.

1972 – 1976 York University, Toronto, Canada, studied visual arts
1953 Born, Canada
1993 Towell became a full member of Magnum.
1996 Towell completed a project based on ten years of reportage in El Salvador.
1997 Towell completed a major story on the Palestinians.