Jim Lommasson

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Gender MALE
Occupation Freelance Photographer
Location Portland, Oregon, United States
Introduction Jim Lommasson is a freelance photographer and author living in Portland, OR. Lommasson received the Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor Prize from The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University for his first book, Shadow Boxers: Sweat, Sacrifice and The Will To Survive In American Boxing Gyms. Lommasson's book Exit Wounds: Soldiers’ Stories – Life After Iraq and Afghanistan and traveling exhibition is about American Veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, and their lives after their return from war. Exit Wounds includes Lommasson’s photographs, interviews and photographs by the participants. He is an Oregon Humanities Conversation Project Grant recipient for his public discussion "Life after War." Lommasson was awarded a Regional Arts and Culture Council Grant for What We Carried: Fragments from the Cradle of Civilization. What We Carried is an ongoing collaborative storytelling project with displaced Iraqi and Syrian refugees. What We Carried will be exhibited at The Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration, 5/28/19–9/3/2019. Stories of Survival: Object. Image. Memory. about Holocaust and genocide survivors is on view at The Illinois Holocaust Museum 7/19/18–1/13/2019.