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Brendan Bannon

Brendan Bannon

Born: USA

Brendan Bannon is an internationally exhibiting photographer, with work presently on view in La Triennale di Milano, curated by Massimiliano Gioni, Associate Director and Director of Exhibitions of The New Museum in New York. His work was included in an exhibition about Dadab, the largest refugee camp in Africa, just closed at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Other recent exhibition venues include the United Nations headquarters in New York, Geneva, and Nairobi; the Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Chautauqua Institution, CEPA, and the Burchfield Penney Art Center, which was among other college museums across the nation to show his daily dispatches from Nairobi. Bannon’s work is regularly sponsored by the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Doctors Without Borders, UNICEF, and the International Rescue Commission. He teaches in Kings College, London, NYU, and SUNY at Buffalo; the latter sponsored in part by Jewish Family Services. His work is published by The New York Times, International Herald Tribune, The Guardian, Time, and London Daily Telegraph.

Brendan Bannon divides his time between Nairobi, Kenya and the U.S. Among the subjects he has covered are gold mining in Congo, piracy in Somalia, HIV/AIDS healthcare throughout Africa, and daily life in Kenya. He has also worked on projects in Eastern Europe, India, and the United States.

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