Salzburg Global Seminar Session Participant Profiles
Sat 21 Jun - Thu 26 Jun, 2014

Taylor Krauss Taylor Krauss (Resource Specialist)

Country/Region: USA

Voices of Rwanda

Most Recently Attended: (2010)
The Global Prevention of Genocide: Learning From the Holocaust

Biography:
Taylor Krauss is the founder of Voices of Rwanda, the first video archive established to film and preserve testimonies of the rescapés of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda for use in education, research, and memorialization. As an independent video-journalist, he has worked for various media networks including the Associated Press, BBC, PBS, CNN, and HBO. As a documentary filmmaker, Krauss has worked with Ken Burns, Lynn Novick, Eugene Jarecki, Edet Belzberg, Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman, Abigail Disney, Helen Whitney, Aaron Woolf, and Eve Ensler on films traversing grounds from sexual violence to the gold trade, AIDS to immigration, and WWII to the war on drugs. In 2009 he received the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for his work in the Democratic Republic Congo and in 2014 he was awarded the Susan J. Herman Award for Leadership in Holocaust and Genocide Awareness. Mr. Krauss is a graduate of Yale University.

Media files from Taylor Krauss

Conversation with Klaus Müller on "Voices of Rwanda"