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Moving Walls 12 exhibition at Open Society Institute

Moving Walls 12: A Group Photography Exhibition

September 14, 2006 through May 11, 2007

LOCATION: Open Society Institute
400 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019

HOURS: M-F 9am-11am; 2-5pm

OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday, September 14, 2006, 5:30-8:30pm

RSVP to Yukiko Yamagata at yyamagata@sorosny.org

Moving Walls is a photographic exhibition series sponsored by the Open Society Institute. The series represents the transitional condition of open societies and the promotion and maintenance of democratic values. Nations often erect obstacles and barriers such as political oppression, economic instability, and racism. Yet, even as these walls are built, there are people committed to tearing them down. As the name of the exhibition series implies, Moving Walls is an artistic interpretation of this struggle.

The six photographers in Moving Walls 12 cover a range of subjects: entrenched poverty and discrimination in Europe and the United States, the path of diamonds from miner to consumer, an intimate view of the impact of stigma and violence, and the massive changes taking place in the new China. Yet each photographer confronts uncomfortable issues that strike at the heart of the open society mission and help elevate the role of documentary photography as an advocacy tool.

Moving Walls 12 features the work of:

Kike Arnal / In the Shadow of Power: Poverty in Washington, D.C.

Jodi Bieber / Survivors: Domestic Violence in South Africa

Donna DeCesare / Sharing Secrets: Children’s Portraits Exposing Stigma

Nigel Dickinson / Beyond Borders: Roma Across Europe

Mark Leong / China Obscura

Kadir van Lohuizen / Diamond Matters

by Yukiko Yamagata at 2006-09-13 17:51:20 UTC (ed. Sep 13 2006 ) New York, New York , United States | Bookmark | | Report spam→

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