Frédéric Brenner- Encounters with a World-Renowned Photographer | Kent State University

Frédéric Brenner- Encounters with a World-Renowned Photographer

Monday, Oct. 29, 2012
7:00PM at the KIVA

  • Lecture is free and open to the public followed by a dessert reception.  

  • For more information, contact Chaya Kessler, 330-672-8926 or

Brenner’s groundbreaking photographic account of Jewish culture, community and identity represents the most
extensive visual record of Jewish life ever created.

Frédéric Brenner

Frédéric Brenner

Contemporary French photographer Frédéric Brenner spent twenty-five years traveling the world documenting the lives of Jews in over forty countries on five continents. Born in Paris in 1959 and trained in social anthropology, Brenner also draws upon history and philosophy for his project to capture images of the Jewish Diaspora in such places as India, Italy, China, Ethiopia, Yemen, Mexico, Russia, Canada, America, and Israel.

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