Boston, MA, United States
Kayana Szymczak is an editorial and documentary photographer currently based in Boston, and available for commissions anywhere.
Her work has been published in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, STAT News, Getty Images, NPR, The Guardian, TIME Magazine, among others. She completed her graduate work in Visual Communications at Ohio University in 2011, and worked as a full-time contributing photographer for the Boston Globe from 2011 - 2013.
Kayana’s work has received recognition and awards from: the Marty Forscher Fellowship for Humanistic Photography, the Open Society Foundation's Audience Engagement Grant, the Dart Award for Excellence for Coverage in Trauma, the International Center of Photography, the International Photography Awards, the Boston Press Photographers Association, among others.
Her project, “Crude Refections: Chevron Texaco’s Toxic Legacy”, a photographic investigation of the impacts of oil development on the indigenous people and environment of the Ecuadorian Amazon, was exhibited at the Fundación Guayasamín Museum in Quito, and published as a book by City Lights.
- Breaking news
A wind turbine from the Block Island Wind Farm is seen approximately 3 miles off of the coast of Block Island, in New Shoreham, Rhode Island. (for The New York Times)