Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Debra Adams Simmons in the National Geographic interviews photographer Moises Saman. Saman has captured the toll of living with poverty and violence in Central America or leaving everything behind in search of the unknown in the U.S. .
Moises Saman is a documentary photographer and a member of Magnum Photos. His work has focused on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and more recently the turmoil of the Arab Spring and its aftermath. In 2011, Moises relocated to Cairo, Egypt, where he was based for three years while covering the Arab Spring. His book Discordia documents the tumultuous transitions that have taken place in the region. In 2015, Moises received a Guggenheim Fellowship to continue his work in the region. Moises Saman’s work on El Salvador is featured in the March 2019 issue of National Geographic magazine.