Marc PoKempner

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General Information

Name: Marc PoKempner

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction, History

Born:


Website: www.pokempner.net

Email: marc@PoKempner.net


Illinois Connection

Marc lives and works in Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Marc PoKempner is an independent photojournalist and is known for his documentation of blues in Chicago, music and life in Cuba, and the work of community-minded corporations seeking to solve social problems. His work is in the permanent collection at the Art Institute of Chicago, where he has also had solo exhibitions. He covered Harold Washington nearly full time for the Chicago Reader and the Midwest bureaus of Time and PeopleIndependent photojournalist and is known for his documentation of blues in Chicago, music and life in Cuba, and the work of community-minded corporations seeking to solve social problems. His work is in the permanent collection at the Art Institute of Chicago, where he has also had solo exhibitions. He covered Harold Washington nearly full time for the Chicago Reader and the Midwest bureaus of Time and People

Published Works

  • Harold!: Photographs from the Harold Washington Years (With Author Salim Muwakkil and photographer Antonio Dickey), Northwestern University Press, 2007
  • Down at Theresa's - Chicago Blues : The Photographs of Marc PoKempner (With Wolfgang Schorlau), Prestel, 2000

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Harold!: Photographs from the Harold Washington Years

ISBN: 0810124467
Release Date: 2007-10-11

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Marc PoKempner on WorldCat

Marc PoKempner on Amazon

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