Tag: Oakland

September 29th, Oakland: Artist Talk by Ken Light “Valley of Shadows and Dreams”

© Ken Light 2012

Oakland Museum of California
Artist Talk by Ken Light
Saturday, September 29, 2012, 2:00-3:00 pm
Free with museum admission.  Book signing to follow.

“Social documentary photographer Ken Light shares stories and inspiration from his career-from his early work experiences to his most recent project with author Melanie Light, Valley of Shadows and Dreams, a photographic exploration of California’s Central Valley now on view in the Art Gallery.

Light’s published work includes Coal Hollow, Witness in Our Time,Texas Death Row, Delta Time, To the Promised Land, and With These Hands. He is a professor and director of the Center for Photography at the University of California, Berkeley, has exhibited internationally including one person shows at the International Center of Photography, San Jose Museum of Modern Art,Visual Studies Workshop, S.E. Museum of Photography, Smith College Art Gallery and others.”

This lecture is being presented in conjunction with the exhibition Ken and Melanie Light: Valley of Shadows and Dreams on view until December 31, 2012.

Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, California  [map]

May 26th, Oakland: Opening TONIGHT “Postcards From America”

Postcards From America
: Thursday, May 26, 2011, 6-10 pm
Friday-Saturday, May 27-28, 2011, 12-6 pm

“Join photographers Jim Goldberg, Susan Meiselas, Paolo Pelligrin, Alec Soth, and Mikael Subotzky along with Ginger Strand at a pop-up show of their collective road trip from San Antonio, Texas to Oakland, California.”

The Starline Social Club
2232 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Oakland, California 94612  [map]


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