MISSED OUR LATEST SHOW? Podcasts of The Women's Eye Radio Show are NOW available on iTunes. Check them out and if you like, leave us a review. Click Here
 

Interview: Photographer Paola Gianturco Shines the Light on Grandmother Power

Paola Gianturco with her book, 'Grandmother Power, A Global Phenomenon' on Book Launch Day

Paola Gianturco/Photo: P. Burke

By Stacey Gualandi/July 25, 2015
Twitter: Paola Gianturco

If you love photographs that take you to new corners of the world to meet fascinating people like we do, you will want to pick up a copy of Paola Gianturco’s beautiful book, Grandmother Power: A Global Phenomenon. Paola is a renowned photographer who has made a career of documenting women’s lives. This time her subjects are over 100 grandmothers in over 15 countries.

“I was on five continents and everywhere I saw the same thing—energetic, effective grandmothers doing important work.”  Paola Gianturco

Paola’s book has won four first place literary awards; been turned into a museum exhibit at the Grand Rapids Public Museum; and was the inspiration for a piece by composer Phyllis Chen commissioned by the Baryshnikov Arts Center in New York City.

I was thrilled to have her on The Women’s Eye Radio Show to talk about her special journey to capture the spirit and stories of these indomitable activist women…   [Read more…]

Paola Gianturco, Documentary Photographer and Author, “Grandmother Power: A Global Phenomenon”

October 13, 2012

Paola Gianturco, documentary photographer, with her granddaughters

Paola Gianturco

 

Click Me to hear the interviewClick to Listen!

 

Paola Gianturco, documentary photographer who has captured the global phenomenon of Grandmother Power, the title of her new book