Shot: 101 Survivors of Gun Violence in America

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10.2 X 0.7 X 10.2 inches | 2.2 pounds

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About the Author

Kathy Shorr was born in Brooklyn, New York. She is a photographer whose work crosses the borders of documentary, portraiture, and street photography. She received her undergraduate degree in photography from The School of Visual Arts. Shorr also has an Masters in Education that was received while working as a New York Teaching Fellow in public schools in crisis. Her work has been shown in galleries in New York City and was featured in the celebrated Visa pour l'Image in Perpignan, France. She lives and works in New York City. Dr. Tanya L. Zakrison is a trauma surgeon and surgical intensivist at Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center in Miami, Florida. She is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Miami and lectures in the Department of Public Health. Her public health training was through the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health with coursework in Baltimore and Barcelona with professors Vicente Navarro, Carles Muntaner, and Joan Benach. They inspired her to explore the upstream Causes of the Causes of violence and trauma. Dr. Zakrison is originally from Toronto, Canada and a graduate of the University of Toronto. Max Kozloff is aNew York-basedwriter on art and photography. He has had several shows of his own color street photography, exemplified in his monograph New York Over the Top, Contrasto, 2013. He is the author of The Theatre of the Face: Portrait Photography Since 1900 (Phaidon, 2007). Max Kozloff (b. 1933) is a prolific and influential art critic who was Executive Editor of Artforum in the mid 1970s. His many books about photography include The Theatre of the Face: Portrait Photography Since 1900, Phaidon, 2007; Now Becoming Then, a monograph on Duane Michals, Twin Palms Publishers, 1990; and an artist's book of his own work, New York Over the Top, Contrasto, 2013. Additionally, he has been awarded many prizes and honors including a Guggenheim, Fulbright, and NEA.


"Shorr's work provides a moving visual narrative of gun violence, revealing the power of the human spirit to persevere and go forward with strength and courage."
--Publishers Weekly

"Kathy Shorr's photography book helps to de-normalize what has become painfully normal."

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