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Photographing Nigeria from North to South and Back Again
November 16, 2015 @ 4:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us on Monday, November 16th at 4:45 PM in Olin 102 for a talk by photographer Glenna Gordon.
Glenna Gordon is a photographer with extensive experience print journalism. She has focused her work in Uganda, Liberia, and Nigeria. She was won recognition and awards for her work surrounding the abduction of Nigerian school girls, Western hostages of Al Qaeda and ISIS, and Nigerian weddings.
Gordon has been commissioned by the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, Le Monde, and others, and her own documentary projects have been featured on the Lens, Proof, Lightbox, and elsewhere.
Her images have been included in group shows in galleries, projections, containers and museums in New York, Washington DC, Nigeria, London, and elsewhere. She has been selected to attend LookBetween, the annual New York Times portfolio review, and Aperture’s Photography Expanded Labs.
Gordon is also an adjunct professor at the New School in the Graduate Program for International Affairs where she teaches a class about images of the developing world.
You can visit her website here.
We hope to see you there!
This event is sponsored by the Africana Studies Program; American Studies Program; Art History Program; Historical Studies Program; Human Rights Program