Arctic to Asbestos: New Documentary Work and the Environment

Wednesday, October 23 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm

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THH 309K

USC-LACMA History of Photography Seminar

Selling the Story: Commercial Pictures and Visual Persuasion

Arctic to Asbestos: New Documentary Work and the Environment

Wednesday, October 23      

12:30-2:00pm

Louie Palu, Documentary Photographer and Filmmaker

THH 309K

Louie Palu is a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow in Photography whose documentary photography has been featured internationally including in National Geographic, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, NPR and The New York Times. His work is focused on social political issues including war, human rights and poverty. His most recent book A Field Manual to Asbestos (2019, Yoffy Press) documents the rippling devastation of an industrial poison and his current work in progress Distant Early Warning is a multi-year project exploring the history and evolving role of the military in the changing Arctic which is supported by the Pulitzer Center and premiered at the 2019 SXSW Festival as an art installation of melting ice blocks.

Image Credit: photo © Louie Palu

Co-Sponsored by the Knight Chair Annenberg

Event Type

Lecture / Talk / Workshop

Audience

Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff

Campus

University Park Campus

Website

https://dornsife.usc.edu/vsri/

Department
Visual Studies Research Institute (VSRI)
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