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Artist Talk with Brian Palmer

THU, JUN 1
6:30PM

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MOCA welcomes artist Brian Palmer for an artist talk and Q&A in conjunction with the exhibition Southern Routes. Palmer is a visual journalist based in Richmond, Virginia. Over his 30-year career he has photographed conflict, politics, activism, daily life around the world and in his own backyard. His strength is capturing life candidly, clearly, and creatively.

His photographs have appeared in the New York Times, Buzzfeed, Narrative.ly, Pixel Press, and other media outlets. Before going freelance in 2002, he was a CNN correspondent. Prior to that, he was Beijing bureau chief for US News & World Report. He is currently working on a documentary titled Make the Ground Talk with his wife, Erin Hollaway Palmer. The film evokes life in a historic black community that was uprooted during World War II to build a naval base, now a top-secret U.S. military installation. Another project, photography of Virginia's neglected African American cemeteries, grew out of the documentary.

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MASTER CLASS with Brian Palmer on Sat, June 3

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Brian Palmer, US Veterans who participate in the Wounded Warrior Project set Veterans Administration headstone upright that were dumped in a pile Evergreen Cemetery, Richmond, VA, 2015. Inkjet print of a digital capture. Courtesy of the Artist

Brian Palmer, US Veterans who participate in the Wounded Warrior Project set Veterans Administration headstone upright that were dumped in a pile Evergreen Cemetery, Richmond, VA, 2015 Inkjet print of a digital capture Courtesy of the Artist