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Nina Berman is a documentary photographer widely published and exhibited with a primary interest in the American political and social landscape.
She is the recipient of two World Press awards, numerous Pictures of the Year awards, a 2006 fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts, and a 2005 grant from the Open Society Institute's documentary photography fund.
Berman's first monograph, Purple Hearts—Back From Iraq, features portraits and interviews with U.S. soldiers wounded in the war. It was published by Trolley in 2004 and received wide acclaim. The book was made into a feature-length documentary film of the same name and screened worldwide.
Her work has been the subject of several solo and group exhibitions at galleries and museums in New York, Chicago, and Washington, D.C., and throughout Europe.
Berman is on the faculty of the International Center of Photography in her hometown of New York City.
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