Liz Sanders is a documentary photographer based in Brooklyn, New York. She is a graduate of the Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism Program at the International Center for Photography. Her work focuses on the intersection of tradition and modernity and how that affects individual and collective identities, especially within communities experiencing change.
A 2017 Magnum Foundation Winter Fellowship recipient, Liz has been collaborating with young members of the Yemeni community in New York on a project using photography to explore themes of identity, home, history and coming of age. More recently, she has embarked on a project exploring her own identity and ties to the South in relation to her father’s struggle with dementia and his boyhood in the mountains of Arkansas.