Question: Apply indigenous perspectives and wisdom to current environmental stories and issues.
During her fellowship, Camille Seaman gained skills in nonfiction writing and her essays is included in a new book of her photography, Melting Away, which will be published this October by Princeton Architectural Press. Seaman was asked by MSNBC to write a short essay for Earth Day. She also enhanced her presentation abilities and communication skills through courses at the Graduate School of Business. During her fellowship, Seaman said, she came to appreciate the value of real-life experience, wisdom and courage.
Creating and documenting a sustainable community for the 21st Century.
Realizing that her dramatic photographs of climate change were not having the impact she had hoped for, Camille Seaman decided to do more.
Camille Seaman strongly believes in capturing photographs that articulate that humans are not separate from nature. She is a photographer and explorer for Camille Seaman Photography. Her photographs have been featured in prestigious publications, including National Geographic and TIME magazine. She also regularly teaches photographic and self-publishing workshops. Seaman has a bachelor’s degree in the fine arts photography from the State University of New York at Purchase. She has won several photography awards, including a National Geographic Award and the Critical Mass Top Monograph Award. In 2008, Seaman was honored with a solo exhibit, “The Last Iceberg,” at the National Academy of Sciences. Her work is often recognized because of her use of multiple film formats and angles of perspective when photographing icebergs. Camille Seaman advocates the importance of recognizing the relationship between humans and their natural surroundings.
Information on this page is from the fellowship year.