Carolyn Jones

100 People: A World Portrait

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About Carolyn Jones

Best known for her socially proactive photographs and documentary films, Carolyn Jones creates projects that point our attention towards issues of global concern. Passionate about personal stories and their power to connect us all, Carolyn has spent the past 10 years traveling the globe as Artistic Director and co-founder of the 100 People Project. Her most widely acclaimed book, Living Proof: Courage in the Face of AIDS, was published by Abbeville Press and was accompanied by shows in Tokyo, Berlin, the USA, and at the United Nations World AIDS Conference. In 2013, Carolyn directed The American Nurse: Healing America, a documentary shown in theaters worldwide. Her newest film project, Defining HOPE, tells the story of patients weighing what matters most as they battle life-threatening illness, and the nurses who guide them.

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Photographer and filmmaker Carolyn Jones creates projects that bring awareness to global issues. Driven by a passion for using visuals and photography to share the personal stories of people around the world, her 100 People project portrays what the world would look like if it were proportionally represented by 100 people. Watch her 2016 TEDMED Talk to take a closer look at the people that make up our global neighborhood and gain a deeper understanding of the stories that connect us all.

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