Halifax photographer Sue Siri no longer looks away from a homeless person.
And she hopes other people won’t either.
That’s the point behind Seeing Through — One Community, Many Faces, her series of black-and-white photographs of Halifax’s homeless, taken for Shelter Nova Scotia.
Sue is more then a photographer. She captures her community in a way that you haven't seen before.
Sue Siri has been a professional photographer for 30 years, starting her career in journalism here in Halifax and became the first female press photographer in Nova Scotia with the Chronicle Herald. Sue went on to shoot for government, health care and NGO’s both nationally and around the world. Sue transitioned to portrait and family photography as she raised her own family. Owning successful portrait studios both in Vancouver and later back in Nova Scotia. As her family grew she moved her focus to more corporate photography becoming the photographer of choice for many local businesses, agencies, and organizations. Her work has been featured on billboards, bus ads, television and print media. Sue’s paid assignments as well as her philanthropic work have been featured in almost every local news media.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx