The Open Society Foundations are hosting an opening reception for Moving Walls 21.
Moving Walls 21: A Group Photography Exhibition
Moving Walls 21 features:
- Shannon Jensen
In A Long Walk, Jensen travels to refugee camps in northeast South Sudan and focuses her lens on the tattered shoes worn by civilians fleeing conflict in South Kordofan and Blue Nile.
- Mark Leong
Hong Kong Under China features cityscapes of contemporary Hong Kong to reflect on its evolving identity, widening wealth gap, and diminishing freedoms since its handover to China.
- Diana Markosian
Goodbye My Chechnya is a series of intimate photographs documenting young Chechen women coming of age in an increasingly repressive environment.
- Nikos Pilos
In Ruins: The Fall of Greek Industry focuses on abandoned factories in the Thrace industrial region to reflect on the fiscal crisis in Greece.
- João Pina
Shadow of the Condor explores the physical and emotional remnants of Operation Condor and reflects on the legacy of South America’s military dictatorships during the “dirty war” years.
Since its inception in 1998, Moving Walls has featured approximately 175 photographers whose works address a variety of social justice and human rights issues that coincide with the Open Society mission.
The exhibition will be open to the public January 29 through October 3, 2014.
Note: The RSVP list for this event is now closed.