An American photographer who has travelled to more than 100 countries on six continents has revealed a incredible back catalogue of pictures that showcase indigenous cultures in harmony with their natural environment. Lisa Kristine's latest collection, titled Intimate Expanse, examines the complex and different relationships between humans and the land which they live off, across [...]
Lisa speaks at Trust Women, committed to find real solutions to empower women and to fight slavery worldwide. The annual event brings together global corporations, lawyers, government representatives, and pioneers in the field of women’s rights and anti-slavery.
This article also contains audio of Lisa's radio interview about the exhibit at the Freedom Center, click the link here to listen. Humanitarian photographer Lisa Kristine, who specializes in indigenous peoples worldwide, uses her powerful images and intimate portrayals to elevate awareness of social causes such as modern slavery. The United Nations estimates there are approximately [...]
Presented on May 5th, Lisa Kristine speaks about how twenty seven million people are currently trapped as slaves in the modern day slavery complex. Slaves are forced to work in brothels, factories, mines, restaurants, construction sites and in homes. More than half of them are women and children—they are paid nothing and toil under threat [...]
It was 130 degrees when I was first introduced to the brick kilns of Nepal. In these severe temperatures, men, women, and children -- whole families, in fact -- were surrounded by a dense cloud of dust while mechanically stacking bricks on their heads, carrying them, 18 at a time, from the scorching kilns [...]
X-files star Gillian Anderson plays a character inspired by Lisa Kristine in the new film 'SOLD'. Adapted from the internationally bestselling novel by Patricia McCormick, Sold follows a 13-year-old Nepali girl named Lakshmi whose father sends her to Kolkata, India, to work as a domestic servant. Instead, she finds herself living as a sex slave [...]
Article from the Press Democrat Lisa Kristine created her own job, traveling the world to take photos of indigenous people in remote places, and eventually emerged with own job title. Now she is invariably designated the “humanitarian photographer,” best known for documenting slavery around the world with photos of people laboring in gold mines in [...]
Through one extraordinary girl’s story, SOLD illustrates the brutality of child trafficking and her journey to freedom. https://vimeo.com/100906572 Gillian Anderson's (X-Files) role as a photographer in the SOLD is inspired by photographer Lisa Kristine who has documented slavery around the world. They met on set and Lisa showed Gillian how she works in the field—quickly. [...]
Photographer Lisa Kristine has traveled the globe for three decades, inviting viewers to deeply connect with her subjects. By Marilyn Jones, Correspondent DECEMBER 29, 2014 Courtesy of Lisa Kristine SONOMA, CALIF. — When people describe photographer Lisa Kristine, two words invariably surface: compassion and humility. For the past 30 years, while practicing her art of [...]
Humanitarian photographer Lisa Kristine shares her experiences photographing the world's ancient cultures at Wisdom 2.0 2014.