Smoke Break, Camp America (2014)
Djamel, Berber (Algeria)
Prayer Rug with Arrow to Mecca, Camp Echo (2015)
Kiddie Pool (2015)
SKG artist Debi Cornwall’s book Welcome to Camp America: Inside Guantanamo Bay has been shortlisted by the award jury for The 2018 Alice Award. Made possible by FURTHERMORE grants in publishing and the J.M. Kaplan Foundation, the Alice Award celebrates "a richly illustrated book that makes a valuable contribution to its field and demonstrates high standards of production.” Congratulations to Debi and the other shortlisted authors!
Rendered: Art, Wrongful Imprisonment and Guantanamo will take place at the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center and will include SKG artist Debi Cornwall, Mohamedou Ould Slahi, Emily Abendroth, and Cristi A. Charpentier. The panel will be moderated by Fred Ritchin
SKG artist Debi Cornwall's "Welcome to Camp America: Inside Guantanamo Bay" is on view at the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center through August 25
Congratulations to SKG artist Debi Cornwall! Her book, Welcome to Camp America, is featured in the PDN annual and has won the PDN Publisher's Choice Award.
SKG artist Debi Cornwall's series, Welcome to Camp America will be on view during the Head On Photo Festival May 5 to May 20 at the Paddington Reservoir Gardens.
SKG artist Debi Cornwall has been selected as the winner of the inaugural Fotofest Charles Jing Fellowship 2018.
Debi Cornwall is featured in the group exhibition, "En suspens," on view February 9-May 13 at LE BAL in Paris.
Debi Cornwall will be giving a public talk with Lewis Bush at Photography in the Age of Global Surveillance and Perpetural Wars. The event is free and will be held at Reid Hall in Paris on November 13 from 7-9pm.
Debi Cornwall will be signing her book, Welcome to Camp America, at Steven Kasher Gallery's booth (Main Booth #D13) at the Paris Photo Fair on November 11th from 2-3pm.
Steven Kasher Gallery and the Center for Constitutional Justice are pleased to host a panel discussion on October 28th, from 2:30 to 5pm in conjunction with our exhibition Debi Cornwall: Welcome to Camp America. The panel will include Debi Cornwall, J. Wells Dixon, Mark Fallon and Mohamedou Ould Slahi, and will be moderated by Fred Ritchin. They will be discussing Guantánamo Bay, art, and social justice. The event is free but seating is very limited, please RSVP at the link below.
Debi Cornwall will be a symposium panelist with Mohamedou Ould Slahi and J. Wells Dixon at Guantánamo Going Forward: What's Next for Current and Former Detainees?. The event will be held September 15th from 9-11:30am in the Petterutti Lounge at Brown University.
Debi Cornwall is included in the group exhibition, “Bending the Frame,” opening tonight from 6-8pm at Gulf + Western Gallery at NYU Tisch School of the Arts. The show contains photos by artists and documentarians using alternative strategies for social change, and features images from Debi Cornwall’s recent publication, “Welcome to Camp America”.
The exhibition “On Freedom” at Aperture Foundation Gallery is opens on July 13th, and includes photographs by Debi Cornwall from her series, “Welcome to Camp America”. The exhibition brings together photographic interpretations of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms: freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom from want, and freedom from fear. The show will remain on view through August 17th.
Debi Cornwall's photo series, Welcome to Camp America, will be presented by the Centre de la photographie Genève to be exhibited at Les Rencontres d'Arles from July 3 through September 24. On July 7th, there will be a photo tour of Cornwall's work during La Nuit d'Annèe, during which the festival’s favorite artists and photographers and institutions were given carte blanche—projected in loops on six screens.
Debi Cornwall will be exhibiting her series, Welcome to Camp America, at BMW Photo Space of GoEun Museum of Photography in Busan, South Korea. In this series, Cornwall juxtaposes the desolate and haunting air of Guantanamo Bay with the bright colors and rich light of Cuba. Working under constricting military regulations, her photos present a surreal landscape of one of America's most covert operations. The exhibition will be on view from June 30th through August 26th.
Debi Cornwall's project "Welcome to Camp America: Inside Guantánamo Bay" is featured in Art in America.
The Intercept_ reviews SKG artist's Debi Cornwall's book and exhibition titled Welcome to Camp America. Previously on view at the gallery, the photographs capture the eerie aftermath of Guantanamo Bay.
SKG artist Debi Cornwall speaks with Gary Maddox of The Sydney Morning Herald about her series, Welcome to Guantanamo Bay, on view at Paddington's Reservoir Gardens until May 20.
The Sydney Morning Herald features SKG artist Debi Cornwall and her series "Gitmo at Home," on view at the Head On photo festival.
The Guardian's Zack Hatfield reviews SKG artist Debi Cornwall's series, "Welcome To Camp America."
New York Times photography critic Teju Cole selects Debi Cornwall's Welcome to Camp America as one of the best photo books of 2017.
SKG artist Debi Cornwall's Welcome to Camp America is featured in 1000 Words list of the top 10 photobooks of 2017.
Der Spiegel interviews Debi Cornwall on her project Welcome to Camp America.
Debi Cornwall's book, Welcome to Camp America, has been selected as on of the top photobooks of 2017 by Lensculture.
Collector Daily reviews Debi Cornwall: Welcome to Camp America, on view at SKG through December 22.
Congratulations to SKG artists Teju Cole and Debi Cornwall on being named in Smithsonian Magazine's The Ten Best Photography Books of 2017.
Debi Cornwall in conversation with Drew Zeiba on her work in Guantanamo Bay and the idea of comfort in captivity.
The Daily Mail discusses Debi Cornwall: Welcome to Camp America and the lives of former detainees she photographed.
Swedish Radio on Debi Cornwall's series Welcome to Camp America, and the future of Guantanmo Bay.
The Daily Mail discusses "Welcome to Camp America," SKG artist Debi Cornwall's series on Guantanamo Bay.
Mediapart features photographs from Debi Cornwall's Welcome to Camp America, on view at Steven Kasher Gallery through December 22.
Nina Strochlic of National Georgraphic discusses the rules Debi Cornwall had to follow while photographing her series, Welcome to Camp America.
Donny Bajohr of Smithsonian Magazine in conversation with Debi Cornwall on her work in Guantanamo Bay.
PDN features Debi Cornwall and her series Welcome to Camp America as their Photo of the Day.
Alison Stieven-Taylor reviews Debi Cornwall: Welcome to Camp America at Steven Kasher Gallery.
Artnet News named Debi Cornwall: Welcome to Camp America on of their Editor’s Picks: 15 Things You Should See in New York This Week. The opening reception is October 26th from 6 to 8pm and her panel discussion will be held on October 28th from 2:30 to 5pm. Be sure to RSVP to the panel here: https://ccrjustice.org/civicrm/event/register?id=574&reset=1.
Mark Murrmann on Debi Cornwall's book, Welcome to Camp America, and how it's design amplifies the work within it.
Izabela Radwanska Zhang discusses Debi Cornwall's time at Guantánamo Bay and her new book, Welcome to Camp America.
Photo Eye Blog's Forrest Soper reviews Debi Cornwall's new book, Welcome to Camp America, considering it the most important photobook he has read in 2017.
Lensculture interviews Debi Cornwall about the photographs of her book, Welcome to Camp America, as well as deciding how the book was to be formatted and designed to amplify her message.
The Brown Daily Herald reviews Debi Cornwall's exhibition, Welcome to Guantanamo: Beyond Gitmo, as Cornwall tackles the life of inmates and politics of the detention center.
Buzzfeed includes Debi Cornwall in their "8 Visual Stories That Will Challenge Your View of the World."
Jordan Teicher interviews Debi Cornwall about her transition from civil rights lawyer to photographer, and how her former career had informed her project, Welcome to Camp America.
GUP Magazine reviews Debi Cornwall's recent publication, Welcome to Camp America, commenting on the skillful way Cornwall juxtaposes the colorful Cuban landscape, the odd gift shop items of Guantanamo Bay and the portrait series of former Guantamo Bay detainees.