USC-LACMA History of Photography Seminar - Selling the Story: Commercial Pictures and Visual Persuasion (USC VSRI)

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

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Taper Hall (THH), 309K
3501 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089

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

Arts, Lecture / Talk / Workshop

Audience

Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff

Campus

University Park Campus

Tags

VSRI, visual studies

Website

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

Department
History
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