Thursday, December 8, 2016
12:00 - 1:00
Forum for Scholars and Publics (Old Chemistry Building Room 011)
Light lunch served beginning at 11:45 am
Join us for a discussion with Ron Haviv and Ed Kashi, both of the internationally acclaimed VII Photo group, about photography and social advocacy. How can photographs tell stories that spur social change? What challenges do photographers face in reaching audiences in a media-dense world? Drawing on their experiences photographing political, social, and ecological crises and conflicts, Haviv and Kashi will share their thoughts about the possibilities of photography to effect social change.
Presented in collaboration with the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) in Winston-Salem, NC.
Sponsored at Duke by the Forum for Scholars and Publics, with co-sponsorship by the Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute and the Center for Documentary Studies.
As part of the exhibition Dispatches, the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) is pleased to present the work of Ed Kashi and Ron Haviv, and to host them as guest speakers in locations across North Carolina, including Duke University’s Forum for Scholars and Publics. Dispatches is a multi-platform exhibition gathering and generating artistic responses to the news by contemporary artists and photojournalists. For more information, please visit: http://secca.org/