Carole Naggar is a writer, poet and photography historian, born in Cairo and currently living in New York and Paris. She is especialy interested in topics of exile, language and memory. She has authored numerous books, among which biographies of George Rodger and Werner Bischof. Her new illustrated biography of David ‘ Chim’ Seymour, Searching for the Light , will be published in September by DeGruyter.
She has also authored memoirs such as Egypte Retour and Récits instantanés, and a fiction in French and English editions, Tereska and her Photographer. She recently published a volume of poetry, Exils , and a historical narrative about Egyptian Communist Jews interned at the Al Kharga desert camp in the 1950s and 1960s, Le Rouge du sable.
Carole Naggar has recently curated two exhibitions, Picto-Magnum: 70 years of Correspondences, and Self-published Photobooks.