• Kitra Cahana
  • Kitra Cahana
  • Kitra Cahana
  • Kitra Cahana

Heliotrope Prints

Kitra Cahana



Artist: Kitra Cahana
Title: Border Unrest

About the Artwork:
Archival Pigment Print on Hahnemuhle
210gsm 50% rag watercolor paper
13″x19″ paper size 
Hand-numbered edition of 250, Unsigned.
Embossed by Heliotrope Foundation. 
Chaos erupted as U.S. Border Patrol fired tear gas over the border wall, forcing migrants, journalists, and U.S. activists to flee, in Tijuana, Mexico, on January 1st, 2019.

About the Artist:

Kitra Cahana is an acclaimed documentary photographer, filmmaker, and TED speaker. She holds a B.A. in philosophy from McGill University and an M.A. in Visual and Media Anthropology from the Freie Universität in Berlin. Her work explores important social, anthropological, and spiritual themes, and she is committed to telling deeply human stories with sensitivity and depth.

Kitra has received numerous grants and awards, including, a TED Senior Fellowship, a Peabody Award, the International Center of Photography’s Infinity Award for young photographers, a DuPont Columbia award, a World Press Photo award, a World Press Photo Online Video of the Year Nominee, and multiple Canada Council grants for the Visual Arts.

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