Tue, Oct 20 | Zoom

David Lienemann: Biden: The Obama Years and the Battle for the Soul of America

In conversation with local photographer, Gabriella Marks. As the former White House photographer for Vice President Joe Biden, Lienemann shares a visual chronicle of Biden's eight years as vice president to Barack Obama, revealing in intimate detail who the presumptive 2020 Democratic nominee is...
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David Lienemann: Biden: The Obama Years and the Battle for the Soul of America

Date, Time & Location

Oct 20, 2020, 6:00 PM MDT

About the Event

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This event is co-sponsored by ASMP New Mexico.

This book captures the core of who Joe Biden is as a leader, father friend, lifelong public servant, and who he would be as America's next President--featuring photographs from his eight years as one of America's most consequential vice presidents and partner to Barack Obama.

These visually arresting photographs and behind-the-scenes stories show Biden stepping into his own as a leader ready to guide a nation in distress. They also reveal a new dimension to Biden's humanity--as a man whose decency and kindness shines through both tragedy and triumph, whose working-class roots inform his values, and whose candor and approachability enable him to connect with citizens of all kinds.

This book traces Biden's vice presidency in unprecedented detail, shedding light on who he is as a political leader and patriot, and also as a father, husband, and friend. It will delight and fascinate readers who yearn for the return of honesty and ethics to the nation's highest offices.

As we draw closer to the 2020 presidential elections, this portrait of one of the most influential names in American politics is more timely and important than ever.

You can purchase Biden from CW here

About the Author:

David Lienemann is an editorial and lifestyle photographer based in New Mexico. As the former White House photographer for Vice President Joe Biden, he spent 8 years documenting visits to 47 states and 64 countries, making nearly a million photographs of moments both grand and intimate. Before coming to the White House, Lienemann covered the 2008 presidential campaign for clients including the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Associated Press, and Getty Images. He graduated from Cornell College with a BA in Economics and Business in 2005.

About Gabriella Marks

Gabriella Marks is a Santa Fe based editorial and commercial photographer. Originally from San Francisco, she arrived in New Mexico over a decade ago on pure intuition, but knows why she stays: the spectacular high desert light, the lenticular clouds, and the humbling experience of urging a single squash plant from the dry clay soil and ancient pueblo pottery shards in the garden.

Her work has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, and New Mexico Magazine, among others, and is in the permanent collection of the New Mexico History Museum. Gabriella is also a Director and serves as Treasurer on the National Board of ASMP (American Society of Media Photographers), the premiere professional trade organization for professional photographers, celebrating over 75 years of leadership in the industry.