Photographer Stephen Gorman Exhibit & Talk at DHMC
Part of the collection is semi-private due to its location, so this will be a great opportunity to fully appreciate all his amazing photographs and meet him in person. Stephen’s work in the Arctic focuses on it’s dramatic beauty, while bringing awareness to climate change and more specifically the effect it has on the indigenous peoples who live there.
DHMC Main Entrance
1 Medical Center Drive
Williamson Translational Building, Room 571
Please contact Marianne Barthel
As a photographer for exhibitions, large-format books, and for national magazines, Stephen has produced dozens of stories covering issues related to conservation and natural history – from the threats to wildlife and to indigenous peoples posed by oil and gas development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to the importance of protecting Inuit cultural traditions in a time of arctic climate change. Despite the physical challenges and hardships he faces while working in some of the planet’s most remote and uncompromising environments, Stephen continues to search for meaningful stories that touch people’s emotions and help them connect with Earth’s remaining wild ecosystems and traditional cultures. He has recently been chosen as the photographer for an upcoming exhibition at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C.; and has also been selected by the U.S. State Department as a photographer for an upcoming exhibition at the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa in honor of Canada’s 150th anniversary.
In Stephen’s own words:
“My mission is to bring back the stories of still intact ecosystems and of peoples who have not lost the essence of their traditional cultures, for the one cannot exist without the other. Through these stories we can learn once again to live wisely, adapting to inevitable change while preserving the ecosystems and the local traditions that are so vital to the health of the planet.”