Jacob Holdt

Jacob Holdt, born in 1947 in Copenhagen, Denmark, arrived in America in the 1970s, and spent several years hitchhiking across the country. Since 1991, he has worked as a volunteer for CARE in several third-world countries. He has continued to document the lives of those in poverty while working for CARE. His most recent projects have also focused on white supremacist hate groups. Holdt spent time living with leaders of the Ku Klux Klan and photographing their daily lives.