David Rae Morris

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

David Rae Morris is a photographer and filmmaker. He was born in Oxford, England and grew up in New York City. He received a B.A. from Hampshire College in Amherst, MA, in 1982, and an M.A. In Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of Minnesota in 1991. His photographs have been widely published. His exhibit, “Do You Know What it Means? The Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina,” opened at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art ten weeks after Katrina made landfall. His post Katrina work had also been featured in numerous journals and magazines and in the book, "Missing New Orleans." Four of his photographs were used in the introductory credits for the HBO series, “Treme." Morris' film "Integrating Ole Miss: James Meredith and Beyond," premiered on Mississippi Public Broadcasting in September 2012. He is currently finishing his third film, "Yazoo Revisited," about the integration of the public schools in his father's home town of Yazoo City, Mississippi.

Books by David Rae Morris