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VII gallery opening - Georgia: The August War

VII Photo in association with Human Rights Watch and The Frontline Club presents a VII DUMBO opening of Georgia: The August War. The show is comprised of images from the work of photojournalists Marcus Bleasdale, Ron Haviv, and Donald Weber, who witnessed this swift and intense conflict between Georgia and Russia, providing a sweeping narrative of both the media’s prominent and controversial role, as well as the sheer senselessness of the war that erupted in August.

Reception: Tuesday, November 18th, 6pm
Show dates: November 13th – December 31st 10am-6pm

Curated by: Denise Wolff with support from Human Rights Watch
RSVP: viidumbo@viiphoto.com

28 Jay Street, DUMBO, Bklyn

212.337.3130 | www.viiphoto.com

by Tommy Galloway at 2008-11-03 17:18:51 UTC (ed. Nov 7 2008 ) Brooklyn, NY , United States | Bookmark | | Report spam→

18 Nov 2008 00:11
This should be a really great event. VII members Marcus and Ron, and VII Network shooter Don, did some excellent work there and the product is terrific. All LSers in NYC should catch this show, especially on opening night with the Human Rights Watch people who were also in Georgia at the time. HRW is doing some serious work these days.

BTW, VII was really lucky to get Denise Wolff, formerly of Phaidon publishing, to contribute her very considerable talents to those of Carroll Bogart of HRW, in producing and installing the show. It should also be a real treat because of their skills and efforts.

by [former member] | 03 Nov 2008 22:11 (ed. Nov 3 2008) | Washington, DC, United States | | Report spam→
Will be a great event, looking forward to being there.

by [former member] | 04 Nov 2008 01:11 | Toronto, Canada | | Report spam→
sorry i’ll miss it. will be getting to NYC jan 6……

by [former member] | 04 Nov 2008 07:11 | Beirut, Lebanon | | Report spam→
just bumping this up!

by [former member] | 17 Nov 2008 02:11 | Toronto, Canada | | Report spam→
hope to make it don, will be getting back to nyc tomorrow….

by [former member] | 17 Nov 2008 09:11 | Amsterdam, Netherlands | | Report spam→
Never do I feel so far away and isolated as when I read these kinds of announcements…

Good luck folk, hope it raises some funds (and perhaps and eyebrow or two)

by lisa hogben | 17 Nov 2008 11:11 | Sydney, Australia | | Report spam→
hello,

I am looking for a ride down to NYC for opening of the show on the Russian-Georgian war in DUMBO on the 19th November.( Tomorrow ). From South-Western Vermont to NYC. Call me at 802-442-6656, any time tonight or tomorrow morning, and afternoon, This very important to me.

Call me, Katya

I han help pay gas, tolls.Thanks!

by Katya Botticellia | 17 Nov 2008 22:11 | Vermont, United States | | Report spam→
Lisa, don’t feel lonely. You are always in our hearts here in North America….

by [former member] | 18 Nov 2008 03:11 | Washington, DC, United States | | Report spam→
For those coming to this event tonight, you might take a listen at the NPR piece from this morning on the details now surfacing about what really was going on that resulted in the Georgia/Russia war. One of the Human Rights Watch workers in Georgia is a part of the interview.

by [former member] | 18 Nov 2008 15:11 | Washington, DC, United States | | Report spam→
Aw gee Neal, its nice to know someone is thinking of me….

Thanks for that it sparks up my day no end!

by lisa hogben | 19 Nov 2008 10:11 | Sydney, Australia | | Report spam→
The show was wonderful, I’m glad I made the trek out for it. It was fantastic to see so much powerful work. Unfortunately my car was broken into while parked, thankfully nothing was lost.

by Andrew A. Nelles | 19 Nov 2008 10:11 | Bristol, PA, United States | | Report spam→
andrew-many apologies for your car-thanks so much for coming. i guess brooklyn still has some of its old roots left.

by [former member] | 19 Nov 2008 23:11 (ed. Nov 19 2008) | new york, United States | | Report spam→
indeed..sorry for the less than warm welcome. it was a great opening though..obviously the work, but it was an especially nice crowd.

by [former member] | 20 Nov 2008 16:11 | New York, United States | | Report spam→

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Participants

Tommy Galloway, Researcher/photographer Tommy Galloway
Researcher/photographer
Bangkok , Thailand
lisa hogben, Visualjournalist! lisa hogben
Visualjournalist!
Sydney , Australia
Katya Botticellia, artist/ writer/aspiring p Katya Botticellia
artist/ writer/aspiring p
Vermont , United States ( ALB )
Andrew A. Nelles, Freelance Photojournalist Andrew A. Nelles
Freelance Photojournalist
(Freelance Photojournalist)
Chicago , United States ( ORD )


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