Photography and Racial Justice @ SVA MFA Photography, Video and Related Media (Online)
Photography and Racial Justice: Dr. Deborah Willis, Brian Palmer and Nona Faustine
Honoring the work of Maurice Berger
Apr 13, 2021; 6:30 – 9:00pm (on zoom)
Artist, author, and curator Dr. Deborah Willis, photographer and journalist Brian Palmer, and photographer and visual artist Nona Faustine will host Photography and Racial Justice, a panel discussion about the work of celebrated historian, curator and critic Maurice Berger.
From his scholarship on the Civil Rights Movement to his writings on the work of Gordon Parks, Berger’s work makes clear the central role of photography in the advancement of racial justice. Covering the fields of history, activism, photojournalism and art, the panelists will explore how photography helps us reckon with issues of race and representation in the United States.
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