Matuschka, a New York based artist, activist and author whose photos and essays have been widely published in a variety of international publications since the 80s, discussed with guests three decades of her artistic and social activities, accompanied by the retrospective display of her works at the gallery. Her accolades include the prize-winning 1993 cover of the New York Times Sunday magazine, The Rachael Carson Award for her work addressing environmental concerns, a Gold Award from the World Press Foundation and a Pulitzer Prize nomination for photography. In 1996 the artist's poster “Time for Prevention” commissioned by Greenpeace won the Best Environmental Poster Award and in 2003 & 2011 LIFE magazine chose Matuschka's iconic self-portrait “Beauty out of Damage” for their special tribute "One Hundred Pictures That Changed the World."

Matuschka’s work has been featured in numerous museums including The Cooper Hewitt Museum (New York City), Musee de l’Elysee (Lausanne, Switzerland), The National Museum of Women in the Arts (Washington, D.C.), The Photographic Museum of Helsinki (Finland), and The Cincinnati Museum of Art (Ohio). She was named “Person of the Week” in the World-wide News with Peter Jennings, had a feature interview in The Charlie Rose Show, and has spoken at Harvard, Columbia, and Yale Universities.

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