Every once in awhile, a book lands on my desk unexpectedly, so I approach it with no preconceived notions. When I opened Nina Berman's An Autobiography of Miss Wish, published by Kehrer, it was like a burst of energy, a fireball of amazing story telling,
On December 10th, 2015, Feature Shoot hosted the third edition of The BlowUp, a quarterly event in which we ask a selected group of photographers to each tell the stories behind one of their favorite images. This time, the theme was Viral Images, and phot
Nina Berman has won the 2016 Aftermath Project Grant for “Acknowledgment of Danger,” a look at the “toxic legacy of war on the American landscape.” Berman, a documentary photographer, has published two books: Purple Hearts—Back from Iraq (2004), on wounde
Jonathan Blaustein interviews Nina Berman for us: JB: I was in New York in June, and I had a meeting at the Whitney with a curator and I had about 15 minutes to kill, so they let me go upstairs to the exhibitions. There was one section of the Biennial tha
Nina Berman is not an objective photojournalist. And she doesn’t want to be.
“I don’t believe in the notion of the objective photographer, that somehow a photo is balanced and you’re dispassionate,” she said. “I don’t think that would have value. That’s like a security camera.”