Kitra Cahana was born in 1987. Her artistic medium consists of: photography, text and video. She works as a freelance documentary photographer and videographer. She has a B.A. in philosophy from McGill University and a M.A. in Visual and Media anthropology from the Freie Universitat in Berlin.
Kitra is the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including two Canada Council Grants for the Visual Arts a 2016 TED Senior Fellowship, a 2015 Pulitzer Center for Investigative Reporting grant, a 2014-2015 artist residency at Prim Centre, the 2013 International Center of Photography’s Infinity Award, first prize for the 2010 World Press Photo, a scholarship at FABRICA in Italy and the Thomas Morgan internship at the New York Times. She is a contributing photographer to National Geographic Magazine.
Contact: [email protected] Instagram: @kitracahana