Danielle Jackson is passionate about ideas, culture and community. She is the co-founder of the Bronx Documentary Center (BDC), an internationally-recognized gallery and educational space that uses photojournalism and documentary film to create conversation on social change. Formerly, she ran the cultural department at Magnum Photos NY where she coordinated a range of exhibitions, lectures, and screenings for museums, universities, and photo festivals in more than a dozen countries. Her projects have been covered in The New York Times, Time Out New York, Wall Street Journal, NPR, The Washington Post, and numerous international and trade publications. She is a graduate of New York University and holds a BFA in Film and Television and MA in Africana Studies.
Danielle has taught for Stanford University, Museum of Modern Art, and New York University. She has served on grant panels for the Department of Cultural Affairs and Brooklyn Arts Council, and has reviewed portfolios for the New York Times, Aperture, ASMP and Powerhouse.
In her spare time she is working on essays on urbanism and visual culture. Her observations can be seen on Medium and on Twitter at @makerthinker.