Gillian Laub lecture at New York Public Library November 26th

Aperture and the New York Public Library are bringing Gillian Laub to the NYPL’s lecture series .From the press release:”This year marks the fortieth anniversary of the Arab/Israeli Six-Day War. Gillian Laub has worked in Israel and Palestine over the past five years, producing the powerful, often poignant portraits of Israeli Jews, Israeli Arabs, displaced Lebanese families, and Palestinians featured in her book, Testimony (Aperture, June 2007). Each of her subjects is personally affected by the geopolitical context in which they live, and their testimonies, which accompany each portrait, are full of resilience, pride, defiance, vulnerability, and—most astonishing of all—optimism.Laub will discuss this work and be available to sign copies of her book, TESTIMONY (Aperture, 2007).WHEN AND WHERE:Monday, November 266:30 p.m.New York Public LibraryMid-Manhattan Library455 Fifth AvenueNew York, New York(212) 340-0849FREE and open to the public.Gillian Laub’s portraits have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, Time, and the New Yorker. Laub’s work was included in the exhibition Dateline Israel: New Photography and Video Art at the Jewish Museum, New York, last summer. She is represented by Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York.”

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