Kevin Bubriski

23.10.2011 in18:01 in Documentary -->


Kevin Bubriski’s photographs are in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the International Center of Photography in New York. His work is also in the collection of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Yale University Art Gallery, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, The Center for Creative Photography in Tuscon and the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris. He is a recepient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, Fulbright Foundation, The National Endowment for the Arts, and the Asian Cultural Council.

Bubriski has spent nine of the past twenty years in Nepal with photographic journeys from his home in Nepal to neighboring India, Tibet and Bangladesh. He has always been interested in photography’s potential to serve as a bridge between diverse cultures. Portrait of Nepal , Bubriski’s book of black and white view camera portraits and landscapes won the 1993 Golden Light Documentary Book Award. Power Places of Kathmandu a book of his color work of the Kathmandu Valley was published in 1995.

Between travels Bubriski has taught at Williams College, Bennington College, and Harvard. In early 1997 he completed an MFA in New Media at Bennington College. He is currently working on documentary photographic, video, and new media projects on topics ranging from Butoh dance in Japan to Hindu ritual practice in India. He lives in Shaftsbury, Vermont.