Barbara Grover is an internationally published freelance photographer and documentarian with a passion for distilling complex issues into compelling human narratives. A former political consultant, Barbara’s work evokes trust and compassion, giving a voice to marginalized communities, such as the homeless, refugees, and children of war from all corners of the world.
From single-image editorial work and multi-media shorts published in prestigious media outlets such as Time Magazine, CNN and Marie Claire, to conceiving and executing strong visual communication campaigns to affect social change, Barbara brings a collaborative spirit and unique skill set to her clients and subjects alike.
Based in her native Los Angeles, Barbara’s work has been used by the United Nations High Commission on Refugees, the U.S. Congress and as evidence against “dirty cops” in the Los Angeles Police Department Rampart Scandal. She has exhibited internationally in solo and group shows including the Fotofest, Houston, the Saint-Etienne Biennale and Soleil Juane, Paris.
Her most recent long-term project, This is Hunger (TIH), commissioned by the national anti-hunger organization MAZON, exposes hunger throughout America — including in the military. The centerpiece of TIH, is an experiential public awareness campaign about hunger in America that is housed in a big rig truck. It is visiting visit 15 metro areas throughout the country in 2017, including Central Park, New York. In addition to the truck tour, This is Hunger includes online education and advocacy tools, a book, and a projection installation. More about This is Hunger can be found at: thisishunger.org
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