Jodi Cobb Paved the Way for Female Photographers! Now, Hear from Her During This Discussion
Join veteran National Geographic photographer Jodi Cobb on a whirlwind retrospective of her distinguished career, spanning the social and cultural milestones of four decades of global history, at this special event on October 15th. Jones Hall is proud to present “Stranger in a Strange Land” featuring Cobb next Tuesday evening at 8:00 p.m.
As a photojournalism student in the ‘60s, Cobb avidly recorded the counter-culture she was immersed in, starting with some of rock & roll’s biggest names at pivotal points in their careers. Her first documentary project covering a commune in the Ozark hills garnered numerous awards, establishing her as a new young star of the photographic world. In the mid-‘70s, Cobb left newspapers to join National Geographic magazine as its first female photographer.
She would go on to shoot some of the most pivotal stories in the magazine’s history, including the shocking and poignant “21st Century Slavery.” Known for breaking through barriers and going undercover to reveal hidden societies, Cobb has brought to light some of the first images ever published from these realms, including Japan’s secret Geisha culture and the cloistered lives of Saudi Arabian women.
Featured as one of National Geographic’s Women of Vision in a Fall 2013 book and exhibition, Jodi Cobb takes audiences on a moving and humorous journey during this special event at Jones Hall. Travel with her as she chronicles her public—and private—path from young photojournalist to world-renowned photographer.
Whether you’re a photographer yourself, or simply interested in hearing from one of the industry’s most notable veterans, make plans now to hear from the one and only Jodi Cobb next Tuesday. Tickets to “Stranger in a Strange Land” with Jodi Cobb start at $29 and are available online at www.spahouston.org.
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Tuesday, October 15, 2019—8:00 PM
Event Venue Location:
615 Louisiana Street
Houston, Texas 77002