TCF Ep. 257 - Jamel Shabazz

Jamel Shabazz has been documenting the ‘Urban Life’ for over 30 years. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY he picked up his first camera at the age of 15 and proceeded to record the world around him. Jamel has drawn inspiration from the great James Van Der Zee, Gordon Parks, Robert Capa, Chester Higgins and Eli Reed. 

He is the author of 3 monographs, ‘Back in the Days’, ‘The Last Sunday in June’ and ‘A Time Before Crack, Jamel is presently working on his fourth book, entitled ‘The 90’s'.

Jamel is dedicated to mentoring youth, both in the field of photography and career planning. Shabazz is a volunteer with the Rush Arts Philanthroicp Foundation, which is an organization that is geared toward exposing inner city youth to the arts.

 

Resources:

 

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jamel-Shabazz/16841597946

 

http://www.magnumphotos.com/C.aspx?VP3=CMS3&VF=MAGO31_10_VForm&ERID=24KL535UHJ

 

https://www.flickr.com/groups/thecandidframe/

 

Direct download: The_Candid_Frame_257_-_Jamel_Shabazz.mp3
Category:photography -- posted at: 10:03pm PST



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