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    Lost Lake Design Studio, Little Falls, MN, July 1-31, 2009

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Portraits of the World 2009

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    A collection of photos taken in primarily in Rangoon and Maymyo, Burma (Myanmar) and available for sale. Artist proceeds from the sale of these prints are donated to the Myanmar School Project.

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Katrina S. Lehman

  • Istanbul, Turkey
    Katrina S. Lehman is an English and technology teacher, a poet, a writer, and a world traveler who has lived and worked in Central and South America, Asia, and Europe. Born in rural Pennsylvania, she has lived in tents, geodesic domes, cabins, underground houses, and straw bale homes. For the past six years she has lived in Rangoon, Burma (otherwise known as Yangon, Myanmar) where she witnessed the 2007 Saffron Revolution. Whether climbing ancient temples or sipping from her morning coffee cup, she creates visual journals by capturing images that reflect the events of her daily life.

Katrina's Artist Statement

  • My cheap, point-and-shoot camera has served as a bridge between cultures. No matter what language people speak in the countries that I visit, they love see themselves in the digital screen after I take their picture. Many have never held a camera in their hand, so I have them take pictures of me so they can see how easy it is. One of my heroes is Zana Briski who started “Kids with Cameras”. She gives disposable cameras to street children in places like Calcutta so that they can take photos of their daily lives. The beauty and tragedy of these photos- many taken by children as young as seven years old- are moving. This is what photography should be about: the young and old, the rich and poor, taking pictures and sharing them with each other. Gone are the days of needing high-powered lenses and expensive equipment in order to take a good photo. These days, creating powerful images is a democratic, powerful (and often political) act that transcends language and brings us together as human beings.