Sept 20 - “Picturing the Bronx On Film” at 6:30 pm at the Museum of the City of New York

Sun 18th Sep, 2016

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“Picturing the Bronx On Film”

Tuesday, September 20th at 6:30 pm at the Museum of the City of New York

Join a panel of photographers and scholars with decades of experience working and living in the Bronx to explore how the borough has been photographed from the mid-20th century to the present. Michael Kamber will lead a discussion inspired by the enduring legacy of Bronx-born photographer and educator Mel Rosenthal, who mentored generations of young photographers and helped incubate much of the activist photography of the 1980s and beyond.

  • Ricky Flores, Bronx-based freelance photojournalist  
  • Robert A. Gumbs, photographer, artist, & co-author of Before the Fires: An Oral History of African American Life in the Bronx from the 1930's to the 1960's (2016) 
  • Sina Nitzsche, Instructor and Researcher in American Studies at Dortmund University, Germany
  • Elle Perez, photographer and artist; Visiting Instructor at Williams College 
  • Michael Kamber (moderator), photojournalist and writer; founder of the Bronx Documentary Center

Register online at mcny.org/programs | Use the code BRONX for $10 tickets


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