"Pieces of a Man": The Life and Work of a New York Street Photographer
Jamel Shabazz speaking at McGill on October 9th, 2014
New York street photographer and educator Jamel Shabazz will be presenting a retrospective of his iconic photographs documenting African American street culture in a lecture entitled "Pieces of a Man": The life and work of a New York street photographer at McGill University. Spanning three decades, Shabazz's vibrant work captures themes of identity, multiculturalism, and sense of place. From chess players to churchgoers, his work is as varied as it is potent.
Location: Moyse Hall, Arts Building, McGill University, 853 Sherbrooke W
Time: October 9, 2014, 6:00pm. Reception at 7:30pm.
This lecture is co-sponsored by the Beatty Memorial Lecture Committee and Media@McGill, McGill's Dept. of Art History & Communication Studies, McGill's Dept. Of Education, and the James McGill Chair in Culture & Technology.
Jamel Shabazz will also lead a photography workshop with a group of 20 Montreal youth in collaboration with Maison des Jeunes de Côte-des-Neiges.
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/652346078196763/
For more information:
vvaughan.artist [at] gmail.com