Jamel Shabazz Named Recipient of the 2022 Gordon Parks Foundation / Steidl Book Prize

Jamel Shabazz receives the 2022 Gordon Parks Foundation / Steidl Book Prize!

“A legendary New York photographer, Jamel Shabazz has created portraits of the city’s communities for over forty years. Born and raised in Brooklyn, Shabazz began photo­graphing people he encountered on New York streets in the late 1970s, creating an archive of cultural shifts and struggles across the city. His portraits underscore the street as a space for self-presentation, whether through fashion or pose. In every instance Shabazz aims, in his words, to represent individ­uals and communities with ‘honor and dignity.’”

Read the full announcement here.