Bronze / 2019 / Portraiture / Culture

Daily Bread

  • Prize
    Bronze in Portraiture/Culture
  • Company
    Gregg Segal
  • Photographer
    Gregg Segal
  • Credit
    Gregg Segal

Globalization is altering our relationship to food. Before traditional diets are overwhelmed, I'm making my around the world asking kids to keep a journal of everything they eat in one week. Once the week is up, I make a portrait of the child with the food arranged around them. I've focused on kids because eating habits form when we're young, last a lifetime and often pave the way to chronic health problems.

Gregg Segal studied photography and film at California Institute of the Arts (BFA) dramatic writing at New York University (MFA) and education at The University of Southern California (MA). Segal’s photography has been recognized by American Photography, Communication Arts, PDN, Investigative Reporters and Editors, The New York Press Club, the Society of Publication Designers and the Magnum Photography Awards. He is the recipient of the 2018 Food Sustainability Media Award sponsored by Thomson Reuters and the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Foundation. Segal’s portraiture and photo essay