At the Alice Austen House in Staten Island, Artist Talk: Glenna Gordon

    When:
    August 14, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    2014-08-14T19:00:00-04:00
    2014-08-14T20:30:00-04:00
    Where:
    Alice Austen House
    2 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10305
    USA
    Cost:
    Free

    At the Alice Austen House in Staten Island

    Artist Talk: Glenna Gordon

    August 14, 2014

    7:00p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

    “Photography is my means of discovering the world is infinitely more interesting than I ever could have imagined. It is a tool to tell specific stories about specific places and of learning that  hereos are flawed and  enemies are human.” – Glenna Gordon

    Held in conjunction with our current exhibition, Invisible Migrations, documentary photographer Glenna Gordon will discuss her recent work on issues of migration and forced displacement in Africa. RSVP to [email protected] or 718-816-4506×10. FREE.

    Image: Liberian women drive around in a white stretch limo Staten Island, New York for a Mother’s Day celebration in 2011. During decades of political unrest, many Liberians fled and found a new home in Staten Island. While the fifth borough is often thought of as home to white middle class Italians, its black population grew 12 percent in 2010, mainly due to influxes of African refugees.  
    Image: Liberian women drive around in a white stretch limo Staten Island, New York for a Mother’s Day celebration in 2011. During decades of political unrest, many Liberians fled and found a new home in Staten Island. While the fifth borough is often thought of as home to white middle class Italians, its black population grew 12 percent in 2010, mainly due to influxes of African refugees.