Thursday, September 16, 2010

Struggle and Survival - A public lecture by photojournalist Brendan Bannon

The Norman Levan Center for the Humanities
And the Bakersfield College Art Department

Struggle and Survival
Photographic Stories about the Power of the Human Spirit
A Public Lecture by Photojournalist and Artist, Brendan Bannon

Wednesday, October 6, 2010, 7:00 P.M.
Norman Levan Center for the Humanities at Bakersfield College

Photographer Brendan Bannon has spent the last 5 years working from his base in Nairobi, Kenya covering life in Africa for the Daily Telegraph, The United Nations and international charity groups like Doctors without Borders and Care International. His images have appeared in Time Magazine, the New York Times, the Boston Globe, the Daily Telegraph, the Independent and the Guardian, among others. He has taught photography and writing to children in Romania, Uganda, Yemen and Namibia and has taught workshops in photography to aid workers and journalists in Somalia and Kenya.

Brendan Bannon will spend 3 days in Bakersfield, presenting to classes and to the public. He will show and discuss his work in Africa, and will also complete a photographic essay on Bakersfield which will be presented to the public as part of his lecture at the Norman Levan Center for the Humanities on Wednesday, October 6th at 7pm.

FREE admission and FREE parking.
For information call 395-4339

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