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Gallery Talk: Social Justice and Photojournalism

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Mar 07
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Gallery Talk: Social Justice and Photojournalism
Mar 07, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm PST
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Join us for a special gallery talk by Danish photojournalists Lasse Bak Mejlvang and Magnus Cederlund as they speak to their careers and work in the current National Nordic Museum exhibition Legacy: Social Justice in Contemporary Danish Photojournalism

Lasse Bak Mejlvang’s visceral series Air Like Poison reflects the public consequences of global cities gripped by unacceptable levels of air pollution. Former social worker Magnus Cederlund’s Skin Close series highlights his meticulous documentation of homelessness in Copenhagen spanning over 20 years. 

(Photo is from Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives next to an image from Magnus Cederlund's Skin Close series.)

Cost: Free with Museum admission; RSVP appreciated

Legacy: Social Justice in Contemporary Danish Photojournalism has been generously supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark and Ministry of Culture, Denmark.
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Gallery Talk: Social Justice and Photojournalism
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Join us for a special gallery talk by Danish photojournalists Lasse Bak Mejlvang and Magnus Cederlund as they speak to their careers and work in the current National Nordic Museum exhibition Legacy: Social Justice in Contemporary Danish Photojournalism

Lasse Bak Mejlvang’s visceral series Air Like Poison reflects the public consequences of global cities gripped by unacceptable levels of air pollution. Former social worker Magnus Cederlund’s Skin Close series highlights his meticulous documentation of homelessness in Copenhagen spanning over 20 years. 

(Photo is from Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives next to an image from Magnus Cederlund's Skin Close series.)

Cost: Free with Museum admission; RSVP appreciated

Legacy: Social Justice in Contemporary Danish Photojournalism has been generously supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark and Ministry of Culture, Denmark.
Minster's logo

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