Lucian Perkins PRO

Washington, DC

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Lucian Perkins, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner (1995 & 2000), worked as a staff photographer for the Washington Post for 27 years. He has covered many major events including the wars in the former Yugoslavia, the Palestinian uprising in the West Bank, the Gulf War, Russia and the former Soviet Union since 1988, the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and daily and political events in Washington, DC. In 1995 his photo of a young boy in war-torn Chechnya was awarded World Press Photo of the Year, and in 1994 he was named Newspaper Photographer of the Year by the NPPA for a portfolio of stories on Russia and a behind-the-scenes look at the New York fashion shows, later published in a book entitled Runway Madness. Perkins also co-founded InterFoto, a non-profit that mounted an annual international photography conference in Moscow , Russia (1995-2005), and produced exchange programs, exhibitions and workshops. His work has reproduced in newspapers, magazines, and websites around the world, and has been included in several solo and group exhibitions. Currently, he is an independent photographer and filmmaker concentrating on multimedia projects and documentaries, while still pursuing his love for the still image.

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