Working with Kathy Ryan of The New York Times Magazine, Nadav Kander was assigned in January last year to photograph the titans of the British stage, to draw attention to the UK’s strong thespian heritage before the Olympics. He photographed such greats a
The work of Nadav Kander has always fascinated me. My curiosity only grew when seeing Obama’s People and later working on the review of Yangtze, The Long River. I finally approached Nadav and asked him whether he had a moment to talk about his work. I’m grateful he did.
Nadav Kander is exhibiting together with Robert Polidori at Camera Work in Berlin. For La Lettre, Thomas Erber talked to him about his award winning series Yangtze – The Long River and the importance of exhibiting.
The artists Institute represents are Jodi Bieber, Rena Effendi, Lauren Greenfield, Rob Hornstra, Nadav Kander, Gillian Laub, James Longley, Gerd Ludwig, Joshua Lutz, Amanda Micheli, Richard Mosse, Zed Nelson, Jehad Nga, Simon Norfolk, James Pomerantz and Paul Shambroom.
From lens culture: Obama’s People by Nadav Kander:
Shortly after the 2008 election of Barack Obama — but prior to his inauguration — The New York Times Magazine commissioned a series of 52 portraits of the advisers, aides, cabinet secretaries-designate, and other key people who were being assembled to become members of Obama’s incoming administration. UK-based photographer Nadav Kander was chosen for this daunting project.