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Panel Discussion: The Art and Activism of Gordon Parks 

When: Sat., Sept. 30, 1 p.m. 2017
Phone: 510-642-0808
Email: bampfapress@berkeley.edu
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Occasioned by the exhibition Gordon Parks: The Making of an Argument, this panel offers an appreciation of the influential photographer and a critical examination of the processes that shaped his first Life magazine photo-essay, “Harlem Gang Leader.” Moderated by Leigh Raiford, UC Berkeley associate professor of African American studies, the program features Makeda Best, curator of photography at the Harvard Art Museums; Tina Sacks, assistant professor at UC Berkeley’s School of Social Welfare; and noted documentary photographer Ken Light, Reva and David Logan Professor of Photojournalism at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.

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