Eyes Open: 23 Photography Projects for Curious Kids
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Compiled by Magnum photographer Susan Meiselas, Eyes Open is a sourcebook of photography ideas for kids—to engage with the world through the camera.
23 enticing projects help inspire a process of discovery and new ways of telling stories and animating ideas. Eyes Open features photographs by young people from around the globe, as well as work by professional artists that demonstrates how a simple idea can be expanded. Playful and meaningful, this book is for young would-be photographers and those interested in expressing themselves creatively.
“Her brilliant book, Eyes Open: 23 Photography Projects for Curious Kids, should inject fun into the last bit of lockdown – and perhaps inspire the next Susan Meiselas.” —Daily Telegraph
“Ideal for any young person from the ages of nine and upwards, the book is grounded in observation and storytelling: two traits that the award-winning Meiselas is well known for.” —It’s Nice That
Dimensions: 8.25 x 0.8 x 11.12 inches
Print Length: 160 pages
Susan Meiselas (born in Baltimore, 1948) joined Magnum Photos in 1976 and is president of Magnum Foundation. She has received numerous awards, including the Robert Capa Gold Medal; Leica Award for Excellence; Hasselblad Foundation Photography Prize; Cornel Capa Infinity Award; and Harvard Arts Medal, and was a MacArthur Fellow. She received her MA in visual education from Harvard University and has published numerous books, including Nicaragua (1981; reissued by Aperture 2008, 2016) and On the Front Line (Aperture, 2017).