Thursday, September 23 @ 5 – 6:15pm
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Online at Zoom: go.wisc.edu/uw-art-talks
Professor Darcy Padilla is a photographer represented by Agence VU’ in Paris. Padilla earned her MFA from the University of California, Davis. With a focus in narrative photography, she primarily works on long-term projects about struggle and the trans-generational effects.
Padilla’s honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship, Open Society Institute Individual Fellowship, Alicia Patterson Foundation Fellowship, Getty Images Grant, International Photo-reporter Grant, Canon Female Photojournalist Award, World Report Master Award, three World Press Photo Awards, and a W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography.
Her photographs exhibited and published internationally including: Granta, Stern, The New Yorker, Le Monde, and The New York Times, with solo exhibitions at Cortona On The Move (Italy), Festival Nicéphore (France), Visa pour l’image (France), and DOCfield Festival (Spain) at the contemporary art museum Centre d’Art Santa Mònica, Barcelona. Her work held in the private collections of the Soros Foundation and Banco Sabadell Art Collection.
She was a judge on Sky Arts’ Master of Photography, a television program simulcast to Austria, Germany, Ireland, Italy, and the United Kingdom. The novelist Emmanuel Carrère profiled her for the premiere issue of 6Mois (France) and selected it for his collection 97,196 Words: Essays.
Padilla’s monograph Family Love published by Éditions de La Martinière in France, follows a family for 21-years—an intimate story of poverty, AIDS and social issues. darcypadilla.com