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Roland Freeman

Photographs and Reminiscences
DATE /TIME: October 3, 6:30 p.m. COST: Free CONTACT: sraymond@nvcc.edu, 703-845-6153
PLACE: 2nd Floor Seminar Room, Schlesinger Center, Alexandria Campus, 3001 North Beauregard St. Following lecture, refreshments will be served in the adjacent Tyler Building.
PARTICULARS: Washington photographer Roland Freeman, a research associate for the Smithsonian Institution’s Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, specializes in documenting African-American culture. (For more information on Freeman and his work, go to www.tgcd.org.)

Todd Hido
November 12 at 6:30 p.m.

Photographer Todd Hido will present a lecture at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 12 at Northern Virginia Community College in the Woodbridge Campus theater. The free event is open to the public, with free parking in the student parking lots. The Woodbridge Campus is located at 15200 Neabsco Mills Road, just off Interstate 95 at exit 156. For more information, contact Gail Rebhan at 703-878-5776 or grebhan@nvcc.edu.

Hido is an internationally known artist whose work has been featured in “Artforum,” “The New York Times Magazine,” “Eyemazing,” “Metropolis” and “Vanity Fair.” His photographs are in the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, as well as many other public and private collections. Hido’s photos have been featured in solo shows at the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Kemper Museum of Art. In 2004, his work was included in “Terrain Vague” at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh.

An award-winning book of Hido’s photographs titled “House Hunting” was published in 2001, and a companion book called “Outskirts” came out in 2002. His third book, “Roaming,” was released in 2004. Hido’s latest book of photos, “Between the Two,” was published this year.

Alex Harris
February 21 at 7 p.m.

Alex Harris will discuss his photography in the theater at the Woodbridge Campus of Northern Virginia Community College. Harris, known for his photos of Alaska, the American southwest and Cuba, will show images and discuss what he has learned as a documentary photographer. The lecture is part of the NOVA photography program’s documentary project, “The New Northern Virginia.”

Where
Woodbridge Campus Theater, Northern Virginia Community College, 15200 Neabsco Mills Road, Woodbridge

Cost
Free and open to the public

Andrea Liss
March 4 at 7 p.m.

Photography, Post-Witnessing and the Holocaust

The Woodbridge Campus of Northern Virginia Community College will present a discussion with Andrea Liss, contemporary art historian and cultural theorist at California State University San Marcos. Liss, author of “Trespassing through Shadows: Memory, Photography and the Holocaust,” will discuss documentary photography as it served to witness and memorialize the holocaust. The presentation is part of the NOVA photography program’s documentary project, “The New Northern Virginia.”

Where
Woodbridge Campus Theater, Northern Virginia Community College, 15200 Neabsco Mills Road, Woodbridge

Cost
Free and open to the public

Sally Stein
April 15 at 7 p.m.

The Insistent, and Persistent, Claims of Social Documentary Photography

On April 15 at 7 p.m., Sally Stein will discuss “The Insistent, and Persistent, Claims of Social Documentary Photography” at the Woodbridge Campus of Northern Virginia Community College. Stein teaches art history and visual studies at the University of California Irvine. The discussion is part of the NOVA photography program’s documentary project, “The New Northern Virginia.”

Where
Woodbridge Campus Theater, Northern Virginia Community College, 15200 Neabsco Mills Road, Woodbridge

Cost
Free and open to the public