David Zimmerman is an American-born photographer working in several locations from Taos, New Mexico to the Jogiwara Village in northern India. Over the past two decades, several of Zimmerman’s series, including Desert, Last Refuge, and recently One Voice, have focused on endangered landscapes and cultures displaced by environmental, social, economic and political causes. Zimmerman is the recipient of numerous awards including the Sony World Photography Awards L’Iris d’Or Prize in 2009 for his work in the deserts of the Southwest U.S.
His work is held in numerous private and corporate collections, and has been exhibited internationally: (2013) One Voice, Castello Di Rivolli Museum of Contemporary Art, Turin, Italy; (2013) One Voice, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, Netherlands; (2012) Last Refuge, Center for Visual Art, Denver, CO; (2011), Last Refuge, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, New York, NY; (2011) Desert, Hulse Warman Gallery, Taos, NM; and (2011) One Voice, Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography, MI, among others. In conjunction with the exhibition in 2011, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery published the book “Last Refuge” with an introduction by photography historian Carolle Naggar.