NYU Post Doctoral Program in Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis
The school at International Center of Photografphy
About Ann Steiner
Steiner's interest in documentary photography and specifically the documentation of the inner and outer lives of people and communities is driven by the same forces to understand human nature that draw her to her work as a psychoanalyst. When Steiner feels excited and compelled to shoot a project eventually the project takes a shape and a rhythm. In time, the project teaches her something about herself, her own relationship to her subjects, and reveals her reasons for wanting to shoot the project in the first place. Photography has been a way of understanding and sharing this understanding with her viewers.