Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Documentary Photography Exhibit by D.C. Middle and High School Students

You're invited to attend the opening reception for Critical Exposure's 3rd Annual "Through the Lens of D.C. Youth" Exhibit. The exhibit will include photographs taken by more than 50 D.C. middle and high school students who documented specific issues impacting their lives, including youth homelessness, school nutrition, and gentrification.

The details of the reception are below. Additional details are available by visiting our Evite, where you can also RSVP.

"Through the Lens of D.C. Youth" Exhibit & Reception
Date: Thursday, May 29th
Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm (with a brief program at 7:30pm)
Location: ARTiculate Gallery, 1100 16th St. NW (16th & L)

Look through the lens of D.C. youth as they document their struggles and aspirations. Students participating in local youth programs photographed issues impacting their lives, including youth homelessness and teen pregnancy.

Critical Exposure, a D.C.-based nonprofit, teaches students how to use documentary photography and their own voices to advocate for school reform and social change. This event will raise funds to support Critical Exposure's efforts to expand programs in D.C. and across the country.

This event will raise funds to support Critical Exposure's efforts to expand programs in D.C. and across the country.

Light refreshments and drinks will be served.

Suggested Donations
$35 Snapshooter: Cost of providing a student with a 35-mm point-and-shoot camera.
$75 Shutterbug: Cost of professionally exhibiting a student's photograph.
$150 Photo Pro: Cost of taking a van of students to show their photos to public officials.
$500 Photojournalist: Cost of developing 50 students' photographs.

Paying Online in Advance
If you'd like to skip the line at the front door, just donate online by Wednesday at 5pm and we'll have your name on the list. If you're paying at the door, please bring cash or checks.


We hope to see you Thursday night.

Best,
Aliza

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