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Feb 5: Panel: Iraqi Citizens: War and Exile

Feb 5: Panel Discussion: Iraqi Citizens: War And Exile

Public panel discussion
Iraqi Citizens: War And Exile
Nearly a quarter of all Iraqis, more than 4 million people, have fled their homes.
The panelists will describe this crisis and discuss the potential for photographers and visual artists to bring human rights issues to public attention, and to advocate for policy change.
A question-and-answer session will follow.

Fordham University Lincoln Center
113 West 60th Street (at Columbus Ave.)
Tuesday, Feb 5th, LL Room 816
Time: 7-9 pm
Please RSVP by Monday, February 4 to martinezb@humanrightsfirst.org

MODERATOR: Fred Ritchin – director of PixelPress, creating web sites, books and exhibitions investigating new documentary and promoting human rights. [www.pixelpress.org]
PANELISTS
Nour Al-khal – an Iraqi translator who worked with the journalist Steven Vincent.
Matisse Bustos Hawkes – Communications and Outreach Coordinator at WITNESS. [www.witness.org]
Lori Grinker – photographer represented by Contact Press Images [www.lorigrinker.com]*
Amelia Templeton – Lifeline for Iraqi Refugees Project at Human Rights First. www.humanrightsfirst.org

Sponsored by Fordham Visual Arts Program, Fordham University Center for Peace and Justice, Nailya Alexander Gallery 24 W 57 St. #503 [www.nailyaalexandergallery.com], and Human Rights First ]www.humanrightsfirst.org]

  • Featuring a multimedia piece by MediaStorm with images from her exhibition: IRAQ: Scars and Exile, January 9 – February 16 at the Nailya Alexander Gallery.

by Jeffrey D Smith at 2008-01-29 22:35:53 UTC (ed. Jan 29 2008 ) nyc , United States | Bookmark | | Report spam→


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