[act-ma] FW: Death Penalty Photo Exhibit in Boston - Feb 11 thru March 2

danthbagelman at msn.com danthbagelman at msn.com
Wed Feb 6 11:17:05 PST 2008


> From: scott at langleycreations.com> To: ;> Subject: Death Penalty Photo Exhibit in Boston - Feb 11 thru March 2> Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2008 11:44:53 -0500> > Announcing....> > PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT AT LUCY PARSONS BOOKSTORE> (first in a series of politically-themed art showings in 2008)> > ***********************************************************> THE DEATH PENALTY PHOTOGRAPHY DOCUMENTARY PROJECT> A photo story about the death penalty in the United States> by Scott Langley> on exhibit February 11 through March 2> ***********************************************************> > Can you picture it? The Ku Klux Klan rallying in support of a black man's> execution in Texas... The North Carolina death row warden wheeling a gurney> into the execution chamber... Weeping family members at the moment of a> loved one's execution. These are just a few of the images captured in Scott> Langley's eye-opening photography exhibit which will be shown at Lucy Parson> Center in Boston from February 11 through March 2.> > The Death Penalty Photography Documentary Project is a product of nearly ten> years of work by Boston-based activist and artist Scott Langley -- exploring> capital punishment through the photographer's lens. It was birthed from a> college art project to creatively address a human rights issue, and started> with a few photos from an execution vigil in Huntsville, Texas. The> original project has since grown into an internationally shown exhibit -> making it the largest, most varied known collection of photos about the> death penalty in the United States' modern era.> > This work-in-progress highlights Scott Langley's efforts as a> photojournalist and a human rights activist - bringing together the unique> combination of art, journalism and education into one powerful project. The> exhibit has been exhibited by Amnesty International in Boston, Philadelphia,> New York, Washington DC, throughout Texas, North Carolina and North Dakota,> as well as in the UK, Germany, Denmark, and in both print and video media> across the world.> > The death penalty documentary photography, as well as other photo projects,> can be viewed on the Internet at www.langleycreations.com/photo.> > > AND... AN ARTIST'S RECEPTION! Friday Feb 15 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm> > On Friday 2/15, from 6:30-8:30 pm, please join us at Lucy Parsons Center for> an artist's reception for our current exhibit. Photographer Scott Langley's> powerful, haunting work is energized by his passion as a human rights> activist to end executions. Come meet the artist and see the> photos at this reception. Snacks and drinks provided. Other goodies welcome> to share.> > > HOURS OF EXHIBIT AND BOOKSTORE:> > Monday - Friday 12 Noon to 9 PM on> Saturdays and Sundays - 12 Noon to 6 PM> ** because it is a collectively run, all volunteer space, it's best to> call ahead to confirm that the store is open - (617) 267-6272 **> > > LOCATION:> > Lucy Parsons Center, 549 Columbus Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02118> Phone: (617) 267-6272; Web: http://www.lucyparsons.org/> MBTA: - Orange line to the Mass Ave. stop, or> - Green "E" line to the Symphony stop, or> - #1 bus to the corner of Columbus Ave and Mass Ave> Driving directions: http://www.lucyparsons.org/directions.php 
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