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The Uyghurs: Kashgar before the Catastrophe – A Photographer’s Story

Tue, March 12th, 2024
5:30 pm
- 7:00 pm

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Photographer Kevin Bubriski will present work from his most recent book:  portraits of Uyghurs and their ancient city in 1998, before the catastrophe—the persecution of Uyghurs on a massive scale by the Chinese government.

Kevin Bubriski is a documentary photographer. His photographs are in permanent collections at the Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and Bibliothèque Nationale de France in Paris. He has received Guggenheim, Fulbright, NEA and Robert Gardner Peabody Museum Fellowships. Bubriski’s books include Portrait of Nepal (Chronicle Books, 1993), Pilgrimage: Looking at Ground Zero (powerHouse, 2002), Maobadi,(Himal Books, Kathmandu, Nepal 2011), Nepal 1975-2011 (Radius Books/Peabody Museum Press, 2014), Mustang in Black and White, (Vajra Books, Kathmandu, Nepal  2018), Kailash Yatra, ICIMOD/Kathmandu/Nepal,(Penguin/Random House, Delhi, India 2018), Legacy in Stone: Syria before War (powerHouse, 2018), Our Voices, Our Streets: American Protests 2001-2011 (powerHouse, 2020) and Nepal Earthquake (Himal Books, Kathmandu, Nepal 2022).https://kevinbubriski.com

This event is co-sponsored by Asian Studies; the Art Department; the Department of Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; Global Studies; and the Department of Religion.

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