LISA KAHANE is a politically engaged documentary photographer, author, and educator currently living and working in the Bronx. Her work looks at the interaction of aging, the city, art, and politics.
She was the principal photographer for Fashion Moda, a storefront museum in the South Bronx of the ‘80s, and a Fellow at the Bronx Documentary Center in 2019.
Her photographs have been exhibited at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, El Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes in Havana, and the Institute of the Arab World in Paris. Her work is in private collections as well as the permanent collection of the New York Public Library, the Museum of the City of New York, and the Bronx Museum of the Arts. She has been the recipient of teaching grants from the Dedalus Foundation, the Bronx Council on the Arts, and the Carnegie Hall Foundation.