Who’s behind the lens matters
Date & Time
Wednesday, September 23
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Photographer and Photo Editor
She | Her | Hers
Yodith Dammlash is a photographer, archivist, and editor based in the DC Metropolitan area. She received a BFA in Fine Art Photography from Corcoran College of Art and Design. Her photo-based work explores her own Ethiopian-American ancestry through the lenses of womanhood and collective memory.Website
He | Him | His
Based in Washington, D.C., working across North America and beyond. Jared Soares uses portraiture and long-form essays often through the lens of sports and subcultures to create projects based around community and identity.Website
Photographer and Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer for Creative Theory Agency
Gary Williams Jr. is a Photographer and Videographer who creates digital content for some of the world’s leading brands.Website
Platform and Prerequisites
This event will be streamed via Zoom. In order to participate fully, attendees should plan to join on the Zoom app via their computer, tablet, or mobile device with enough bandwidth to support viewing video. In order to ensure only those who have registered for the event are able to attend — and to create space for intimate conversations — only those whose display name fully matches the name on our registration list will be admitted from the waiting room. You can find more about joining our virtual events, including how to connect, directions to troubleshoot, and information about our refund policy in our FAQ.
Accessibility and Accommodations
All DCDW events will have real-time CART (live captioning) services. If you need any additional accommodations, please contact us before 9/14 by, through the provided Google Form, or by phone. We honor your privacy and no personally identifying information (e.g. your name) is required to request an accommodation.
- Request an accommodation through this Google Form
- Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Call our Accessibility Lead, Josh Kim, by phone at 571-302-1504
You can learn more about how we’re making DC Design Week an accessible experience by visiting our page on accessibility.
Code of Conduct
All AIGA DC events adhere to our Code of Conduct .
Built by 100% volunteer power, DC Design Week is an annual celebration of this community, hosted by AIGA DC. AIGA Member On-Sale begins 9/5 at 10:00am and the General Public On-Sale begins 9/10 at 10:00am. 100% of the proceeds from DCDW events go toward future AIGA DC programming and the Design Continuum Fund (DCF) scholarship fund. We believe in fostering the next generation of designers through helping local design-minded and underrepresented students as they pursue their education.
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