Went out and about town this afternoon with Chris & Kathy (who talked about men the whole friggin time, yet if you're in the Bean-check the PRC @ BU
Crisis & Opportunity:
Documenting the Global Recession
July 6 – August 8, 2010
Opening reception, Thursday, July 15th, 5:30 - 7:30pm
Produced by SocialDocumentary.net, this show features the work of four photographers who are the winners of a call for entries on the global recession that SDN announced in September 2009. The exhibit was first exhibited at powerHouse Arena in Brooklyn, NY, February 16-March 14.
First place winner is Tomasz Tomaszewski from Poland for his exhibit “Hades?”, an exploration of workers in Upper Silesia, Poland who are loosing their jobs and ways of life as a result of the global recession and economic restructuring.
The three honorable mentions are: Shiho Fukada's exhibit on a laborers town in Japan that has become a welfare town; Michael McElroy's exhibit focuses on the problem of affordable healthcare in the U.S. and loss of dignity; and Khaled Hasan's exhibit on about a stone workers community on the Indo-Bangla border.
For more information, see www.socialdocumentary.net/competition.php.