Stephen Shames at MoPA in San Diego: Lecture and Workshop in November

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MoPA and The Julia Dean Photo Workshops present…

Photography for Social Change with Stephen Shames

November 8-10, 2007

Lecture: Thursday, November 8, 2007
7:00 – 9:00 pm at the Joan & Irwin Jacobs Theater
Cost: $8.00 members, $10.00 students, $12.00 general

Workshop: Friday, November 9 & Saturday, November 10
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at MoPA
Cost: $625 + $40 facility fees

Stephen Shames is the recipient of numerous grants and awards including the Kodak Crystal Eagle Award for Impact in Photojournalism, World Hunger Year, World Press, Leica (3 times), Luis Valtuña Humanitarian, International Center of Photography (Special Recognition), Robert F. Kennedy Journalism (2nd & 3rd), and New York Art Director’s Club (Gold). Steve is the author of three monographs: Outside the Dream: Child Poverty in America, Pursuing the Dream: What Helps Children and Their Families Succeed and The Black Panthers. He has testified about child poverty to the US Senate and served as featured speaker at Visa Pour L’Image, Perpignan, France; the American Bar Association and Children’s Defense Fund national conferences, and the University of California at Berkeley. Steve has started the Stephen Shames Foundation which locates forgotten children in Africa with innate talents and molds them into leaders. He is represented by the Steven Kasher Gallery, New York (Art) and currently resides in New York City.

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