Friday, March 08, 2019 @ 5:00pm, Hope Ballroom
Friday, March 08, 2019 @ 5:45pm, Hope Ballroom
Lauri Lyons was born in the Bronx, New York and traveled globally with her military family. She is the author of two acclaimed books; Flag: An American Story (2001) and Flag International (2008). She was the commissioned portrait photographer for the book INSPIRATION: Profiles of Black Women Changing Our World (2012). Her commercial and editorial work includes celebrity portraits, ad campaigns and documentaries. Lauri is the Publisher & Editor in Chief of the online travel publication Nomads Magazine, the creative travel guide for a global lifestyle. Lauri's artistic practice includes photography, videos, sculptures and public art installations. Her work has been exhibited at The Walker Art Center, Brooklyn Museum of Art and Dak'art Biennale. Early in her career, Lauri worked as a Photo Editor for several national magazines and organizations, including Magnum Photos and Essence magazine. She has served as a faculty member and guest lecturer for the International Center of Photography, New School for Social Research and the Rhode Island School of Design.