Nan Goldin was born in September the 12th in 1953. She is a Photographer. She lives and works New York City, Berlin, and Paris. Nan started taking photos when she was a teengager asthen she got inspired.She was influenced by the fashion photography where she always used to take photos of people. She was documenting the gay and transextualcommunities and then she toke lots of photos specifically on this theme. In these early days, she maintained a particular focus on images of drag queens, which continued as a powerful motif throughout her work. In the 1990s, Goldin also began to document the effect of the AIDS epidemic, as she experienced the deaths of many of her close friends. I found this research useful as I found out key information in relation to this Photographer.Also,I have looked at Nan’s work which was very interesting and simple as I found this useful to see.I found this research good I found out a lot of facts and information.