Natalie Keyssar

Natalie Keyssar is a documentary photographer based in Brooklyn, New York. Her work focuses on the personal effects of political turmoil and conflict, youth culture, and migration.  She has a BFA in Painting and Illustration from The Pratt Institute. Keyssar has contributed to publications such as The New York Times Magazine, Time, Bloomberg Business Week, National Geographic, The New Yorker, and California Sunday Magazine and been awarded by organizations including the Philip Jones Griffith Award, the Aaron Siskind Foundation, PDN 30, Magenta Flash Forward, and American Photography. She has taught New Media at the International Center of Photography in New York, and  has instructed at various workshops across the US and Latin America with organizations such as Foundry, Women Photograph, The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, and the IWMF . Her work has been supported by The Pulitzer Center, The Magnum Foundation, The National Geographic Society, and the IWMF among many others, and she is the winner of the 2018 ICP Infinity Emerging Photographer Award, the 2019 PH Museum Women Photographer's Grant, and a winner of the 2023 Aperture Creator Labs Photo Fund. She is a Canon Explorer of Light and Co-Founder of the NDA Workshops series with Daniella Zalcman.  She speaks fluent Spanish and is available for assignments internationally, as well as teaching and speaking engagements. 

Selected Clients: 

Rolling Stone, Time, Bloomberg Business Week, The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, Wired, California Sunday Magazine, Pop Up Magazine, Huck,  Zeit, The New York Times, Street Dreams Magazine, Mother Jones, The Fader, The Wall Street Journal, Le Monde M Magazine, Stern,  Causette,  6 Mois,  Sotheby's,  Adidas, Harvard University, Columbia University, The Natural Resources Defense Council, YouTube, and Google.



Photographing Ukraine: Aperture

Documentary Storytellers Podcast Interview

Ukraine: Bird in Flight

Its Nice That

On Photographing Trapped In Gangland: PDN


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