Institute for Arts and Media

David Blumenkrantz

David Blumenkrantz (1957- )

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While living in Kenya, David Blumenkrantz (1957- ) worked as a photojournalist and documentarian for various non-governmental organizations, including Inter-Aid International and UNICEF. As a freelancer, he was a regular contributor to newspapers and magazines in Kenya and elsewhere. Blumenkrantz taught photography workshops at the French Cultural Center in Nairobi, and conducted a training course in photography for former rebel soldiers in Eritrea.  In 1992, he visited refugee camps in several African nations, compiling a documentary exhibition for the All Africa Conference of Churches. From 1992-1994, he ran an information department for the Undugu Society of Kenya, an organization dedicated to assisting street children and urban slum dwellers in Nairobi, Kenya’s capital city.

Collection Includes:
Eritrea & Ethiopia
Kenya - Pastoral Life, Rural Life, Urban Life
South Sudan
Politics & Personalities
Broadway, Downtown Los Angeles