Kisha Bari,
Teaching Artist

Born in Melbourne, Australia, Kisha is currently a Brooklyn based photographer. Her work has been published in an array of outlets, including The New York Times, Rolling Stone, NPR, Esquire and GQ.

After gaining recognition as a music photographer, she has now expanded her photographic focus to social issues with the aim of creating imagery that inspires emotional, social and political impact.

Kisha earned a professional degree in commercial photography at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, in 2005. She has shown her work in several group and solo exhibitions and her photographs have won multiple awards globally.

In 2010, Kisha moved to New York and began working as a project manager and photographer for theImpossible Project, whilst simultaneously capturing the city’s rich music industry.

Currently, Kisha is exploring photography as a method to inspire social change and civic engagement. She is a core contributor and educator for Sandy Storyline, (Tribeca Film Festival winner of the BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® Award for Transmedia), a participatory documentary about Hurricane Sandy, and she is the creator and director of the project How Sandy Hit Rockaway which was featured in a solo exhibition at the Photoville Festival 2013 in New York.