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Burkina Faso Portraits
Start Date: 3/3/2014 All Day
End Date: 4/11/2014
This event recurs daily until 3/3/2014.   Click here to see the series dates.

Event Description
Spanning more than three decades, Beryl Goldberg’s photographs depict multi-generational portraits of three families in Burkina Faso, West Africa. They are a personal exploration of regular people in a part of the world most often depicted in crisis. We see how the country has evolved. Parents in their 70s were market people from rural villages, while many of the younger generation are now sophisticated dwellers in the wired urban environment. The photos portray a positive and vibrant Africa not usually seen in our media.
Based in New York, Beryl Goldberg has traveled around the world on assignment for various international organizations and publishers. Her photographs have been exhibited in the United States and abroad, and is also in private collections and museums.
Sponsored by the Leonard Lief Library, Dean of Arts & Humanities,
Africa & African American Studies Dept., and Women's Studies.
Opening Reception: Thursday, March 6, 2014 from 3 - 4:30 pm.
Library Gallery, Leonard Lief Library.
Note: A photo ID is required for bldg. entry.
Location Information:
Lehman College - Leonard Lief Library
Contact Information:
Name: Janet Munch
Phone: 718-960-8603
Email: janet.munch@lehman.cuny.edu
Faso portrait
Admission Information:
Library Hours:
Mon. - Thurs. 8 am - 10:45 pm
Fri. 8 am - 8:45 pm
Sat. 11 am - 8:45 pm
Sun. 11 am - 7:45 pm
Other Details:
Free. Photo ID required to enter the Library to see the exhibit.
Audience:
  • Alumni
  • Community
  • Faculty
  • Graduate Students
  • Parents
  • Outside Organization
  • Staff
  • Students
  • Transfer Students
  • Virtual Community

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