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Dawoud Bey Uses Photography to Engage with Communities

Discover more about the MacArthur Award winner and his creative process.

When Dawoud Bey took up photography in 1969, he wanted to make sure he was capturing his subjects with dignity and giving them an "enhanced presence." Ever since, Bey has dedicated his artistic practice to reshaping the narratives that surround Black people within the United States. You can watch the video through the International Center of Photography's Youtube Channel to learn more about Bey's expansive approach to photography.