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New York Magazine
ESPN The Magazine
Conde Nast Traveler
Travel and Leisure
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Angie Smith is a photographer based in Los Angeles, CA. Smith was born in Eugene, Oregon and studied photography at Bard College in upstate New York. She works with publications and companies such as The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, WIRED, ESPN The Magazine, Travel and Leisure, Nike and Booking.com.
In 2015, Smith founded Stronger Shines the Light Inside, a multi-media project documenting the lives of refugees in America through photographs, film and interviews. In 2015, Smith received a grant from the city of Boise, Idaho to create a large scale, public exhibition showcasing the portraits and interviews of refugees living in Idaho. In September 2016, Stronger Shines the Light Inside was exhibited on the streets of downtown Boise. A photo essay on the project was published in the New York Times Magazine, the New Republic and National Geographic. Smith was invited to the White House for a summit honoring successful resettlement practices throughout the US. Stronger Shines the Light Inside is expanding to include additional resettlement cities and the exhibition is slated to travel to several locations in the US. Smith has given artist talks about Stronger Shines the Light Inside in cities and on college campuses throughout the country.
Smith has taught numerous photo workshops for teenagers for National Geographic Student Expeditions, Slideluck Youth Initiative and Young Arts in Los Angeles, Ecuador, Florence, Barcelona, London and Paris.
To see additional work created by Angie, please visit: www.strongershinesthelightinside.com
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