Marilyn Nance

 Marilyn Nance (born 1953), author of Last Day in Lagos (CARA / Forthwall Books, 2022), has produced images of unique moments in the cultural history of the US and the African Diaspora for more than five decades. She is a two-time finalist for the W. Eugene Smith Award in Humanistic Photography and work is in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago; the Brooklyn Museum of Art; the Museum of Modern Art, and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York; the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA; and the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.. Nance has been published in The World History of PhotographyHistory of Women in Photography and The Black Photographers Annual. She lives in New York.