Carlos Javier Ortiz


Documentary Photographer

Carlos Javier Ortiz is a long-term documentary photographer. As a photographer his intent is to promote change and understanding in communities neglected by society. Carlos Javier won the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Photography award for his long-term project entitled Too Young To Die. His work is currently in collection at the Museum of Contemporary photography in Chicago. His work has been exhibited in galleries and museums around the world. His work has been published in Time, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Ebony Magazine and in numerous international print, broadcast and online venues.



Wednesday, October 10

Art: How It Moves

How is art used as a medium for good, a method for inspiring change, or a symbol of protest? How can it evoke a strong emotional response in many... read more
Speakers: Naomi Natale, Donna Cox, Petra Bachmaier, Phil Hansen, Maida Swenson-Fortune, Carlos Javier Ortiz, Tricia Van Eck, Carter Cleveland
Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art 220 East Chicago Avenue

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