Ivan Sigal is a photographer, artist, and writer, and a leader in the development of alternative media organizations, known for his documentary explorations of societies undergoing conflict or political transition.
His photography is in the collections of the Corcoran Gallery, the National Gallery of Art,and in private collections. He is the author of White Road, a two-volume monograph about Siberia and Central Asia (Steidl, 2012). This work was a solo exhibit at the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, D.C. in 2012–2013. His work has also been featured in numerous group shows and publications.
Ivan is the executive director of Global Voices, a 2017-2018 Kluge Fellow at the Library of Congress, the board chair for the Open Society Foundation’s Documentary Photography Project, a former fellow of Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, a co-founder of Screen Projects, and a 2016 Nonfiction Fellow at the Carey Institute for Global Good.