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Visual Storytelling and Violence: A Conversation with Donna De Cesare and Fred Ritchin

Award-winning photojournalist Donna De Cesare’s new bilingual book, Unsettled: Children in a World of Gangs, examines the effects of decades of war and gang violence on the lives of youth in Central America and in refugee communities throughout the United States. 

Please join the Dart Center and the Open Society Documentary Photography Project for an intimate conversation between Donna De Cesare and Fred Ritchin about De Cesare’s personal and professional journey documenting a history of repression, violence, trauma, cross cultural identity and the human experience in the Americas.


  • Donna De Cesare, Photographer, Author, Unsettled: Children in a World of Gangs
  • Fred Ritchin, Associate Chair and Professor of Photography, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University

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