Past Event

Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People

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Discussion and Screening

Thursday, February 25, 2016 – 12:30PM to 2:00PM
Gallery 400, Lecture Room
400 S. Peoria St.

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Screening excerpts of 2014 documentary film Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People and Q&A session with filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris.

Thomas Allen Harris is a filmmaker and cultural warrior, whose documentary films, installations, and experimental videos have been featured on television, at festivals, museums, and galleries. Projects include multimedia installations at Gwangju Biennial in Korea, the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, New Langton Arts in San Francisco and the Long Beach Museum of Art. A recent recipient of the United States Artist Award, Harris has received awards, grants and fellowships from such institutions as the Sundance Institute, the Ford Foundation, the NEA, and the Paul Robeson Fund. Harris is presently a visiting professor at Sarah Lawrence College.

This screening and discussion is in conjunction with Voices Series Lecture by Thomas Allen Harris the same afternoon at 4:30pm. More»