Location: Currently between New York and Arkansas, USA
Ph: 917.853.6814

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 of Photography. Her work focuses on the intersection of tradition and modernity and how that affects individual and collective identities, especially within communities experiencing change.

Awards and Recognition

2019 Rita And Alex Hillman Foundation Grant

2019 Blink Connect 2019 Portfolio Review

2017 Magnum Foundation Winter Fellowship


2019 On Site 2019, Trestle Gallery, USA

2019 OPAL Issue 2, Ottawa Art Gallery, CANADA

2017 Hidden Narratives, International Center of Photography, USA


2019 The Ottawa Photography and Art Label, Issue 2

2019 Ilta Sanomat, Rodeo Fever Requires Blood, Sweat and Kilometers.

2018 The New York Times, Yemenis in New York, in the Shadow of a Travel Ban.

2018 Huck, How Football is Bringing Hope to New York’s Yemeni Community.

2018 Atlas Obscura, The Old Agricultural Tradition Reuniting Families.

Liz Sanders

Liz Sanders is a documentary photographer/videographer based in Brooklyn, New York.
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