28 Jul 2018

Anna Boyiazis - World Press photographer

From Saturday Morning, 8:42 am on 28 July 2018

Anna Boyiazis is an American documentary photographer based between Southern California - where she was born and raised by her family of Aegean Islanders - and East Africa. She has received several awards for her work and served a teaching fellowship at the Yale University School of Art, as Head Designer at MOCA, and as Visiting Artist at the American Academy in Rome. Her original training was in design. Boyiazis' photographic collection, Finding Freedom in the Water, about a group of women from a conservative society in the Zanzibar Archipelago learning to swim, is on display in Auckland as part of the World Press Photo Exhibition 2018, which ends this weekend.