Kitra Cahana

My father, locked in his body but soaring free

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About Kitra Cahana

Global nomad Kitra Cahana is a documentary and fine art photographer whose work explores important social, anthropological, and spiritual themes. She embeds herself in communities, often for months at a time, to learn the language of her subjects. She has chronicled the daily lives of teens at a Texas high school, told the story of a Venezuelan cult, and followed a group of nomadic youth across the US.

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At TEDMED, photographer Kitra Cahana shares a new visual language accompanying the extraordinary story of her father's severe brainstem stroke, a catastrophe that transforms into an inspiring and imaginative spiritual journey.

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