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.