Jodi Cobb has spent three decades as a staff photographer with National Geographic magazine and has worked in more than 60 countries. She was the first photographer to document the hidden lives of the women of Saudi Arabia, but she is perhaps best known for her book Geisha: The Life, the Voices, the Art, which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and won the American Society of Media Photographers Outstanding Achievement Award. In this presentation, Cobb retraces her career, including the project “The Enigma of Beauty,” an exploration through 10 countries on six continents to investigate cultural notions of beauty and the science behind sexual attraction. Tickets for this event will be released online on Wednesday, February 1, at 12 noon and Thursday, February 2, at 9:30am. Once tickets are released, you may register by clicking here. Each person is limited to two tickets.
Please note that lectures tend to fill up quickly. Don’t be discouraged if you are unable to get tickets through the online ticketing system. The standby list for each lecture begins at 5pm on the day of the event in person at the Photography Space. About 10 minutes prior to the start of the lecture, Annenberg Space for Photography releases any seats that have not been claimed by ticket-holders to standby guests. Out of respect to the speaker and the other guests, late arrivals to the lecture are discouraged. The lecture was originally scheduled to run during the exhibition Beauty Culture, but was rescheduled due to technical difficulties. The guests who were confirmed to attend the original postponed lecture were invited to register for this presentation in advance. As many of them have reconfirmed to see Jodi Cobb, there are limited remaining tickets available for this Thursday’s IRIS Nights presentation.
Inside Closed Worlds – An Evening with Jodi Cobb
Thursday, February 9, 6:30-8:00pm
Annenberg Space for Photography
Century Park 2000 Avenue of the Stars, #10