"Above all, life for a photographer cannot be a matter of indifference." – Robert Frank
Arielle Stedman Farkas is a recent graduate of Harvard University, where she studied Human Rights. She previously worked on Vanity Fair's photography production team, assisting with all aspects of production for Annie Leibovitz and other photographers. She has also worked in the photography department of Conde Nast Traveler magazine and was a staff photographer for the Child Advocacy Program at Harvard Law School as well as for Harvard Political Review. She has photographed for the United Nations' World Food Programme and other NGOs, largely in Southeast Asia, India, and Sri Lanka. Personal projects include a decade-long photographic study of Bhutan, documentation of the lives of the Sarıkeçili Yörük family of nomads, one of the last groups to practice seasonal migration with the use of camels in the Taurus Mountains of Turkey, and a series in Burma photographing with Dr. Robert Thurman, Professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies at Columbia University. She currently resides in New York City.