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Nina Berman

Nina Berman

Nina Berman (USA, 1960) is a documentary photographer, filmmaker, author and educator. Her wide-ranging work looks at American politics, militarism, post-violence trauma and resistance. She is the author of three books: Purple Hearts – Back from Iraq (2004), Homeland (2008), and An Autobiography of Miss Wish (2017), a story told with a survivor of sexual violence and reported over 25 years. Her photographs and videos have been exhibited at more than 100 venues including the Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, and Dublin Contemporary. Her work has been recognized with awards in art and journalism from the World Press Photo Foundation, Pictures of the Year International, Open Society Foundation, and New York Foundation for the Arts, Duke University’s Center for Documentary Studies and Hasselblad. She is a member of NOOR images, a photography and film collective based in Amsterdam. And she is an associate professor at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism where she directs the photography program. Nina lives in her hometown of New York City.

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