Jennifer Jacklin Stratton
Community-based photographer, animator, researcher and educator
Jennifer Jacklin Stratton is a community-based photographer, animator, researcher and educator. With a background in geology and love of dirt, she is passionate about exploring and strengthening connections between individuals, communities, food and soil. Over the past decade, Jennifer has produced community-based creative projects and pedagogy for government agencies, vfx studios, NGOs, public schools and universities. Concurrently, she has served as an instructor at the Duke University Franklin Humanities Institue (where she also serves as Lab Manager for the PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge), and Platteforum’s Art Lab: Soil City. She is working on photography projects at the Center for Documentary Studies (Durham, NC) and Pathways to Prosperity (Bangalore, India).
Jennifer has worked with Kelly Carlisle, Anna Mann and other members of the Women Farmer Veteran Network on photography projects sponsored/published by the Farmer Veteran Coalition and All You Magazine. In 2013, she was selected as a FLAS fellow in Arabic Language & Culture by the Center for International Studies at Duke University and Scholar at the Center for Environmental Filmmaking in Washington, DC. She was also selected as a U.S. Delegate to Slow Food International’s Terra Madre and Salone del Gusto in 2014 and 2016.