From Blue Earth Alliance:
“Join us for educational lectures presented by Blue Earth at the Henry Art Gallery in Seattle, WA. Explore the power of documentary photography and its ability to raise awareness about endangered cultures, threatened environments, and social concerns.”
Camille Seaman – January 10, 2009
In her photographs, Camille Seaman captures the essence of awe and beauty of indigenous cultures and environments. She works in a documentary/fine art tradition and since 2003 has concentrated on the fragile environment of the Polar Regions. Her current project concerns the beauty of natural environments in Siberia.
Benjamin Drummond & Sara Joy Steele – March 14, 2009
Photojournalist Benj Drummond and writer/producer Sara Joy Steele have been working collaboratively for several years. Their recent project Facing Climate Change, explores this global crisis from many angles. From semi-nomadic reindeer herders in Norway to wildland firefighters of the American West, they document the lives of people around the world as they confront and adapt to the complex issues surrounding global warming.
Tim Matsui – May 9, 2009
Freelance photographer Tim Matsui focuses his work on alternative energy, the environment, human trafficking and sexual trauma. He is the Creative Director and co-founder of the FEAR Project, which was founded to reduce the prevalence of sexual violence and its affects in communities through the use of personal narrative and multimedia. He will share his experience working internationally to end human trafficking and sexual trauma.
All lectures will be held Saturdays, 2 p.m.
Henry Art Gallery, Auditorium
15th Ave NE & 41st Street
Seattle, WA 98195
FREE to Henry Art Gallery and Blue Earth Members
$5 Students w/ ID or $10 General Admission. Tickets will be available at the door.