Talk: Martin Chambi, the neo-indigenous photographer

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Talk: Martin Chambi, the neo-indigenous photographer

Chambi’s magnificent photographs, from the southern Peruvian Andes taken on the early 20th century, will be discussed by his grandson Teo Allain Chambi.

Thursday, April 3, 2014
4:30pm-5:30am
Loew Auditorium, Black Family Visual Arts Center
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Arts

Teo Allain Chambi, the grandson of Martin Chambi, has preserved an impressive archive of original glass plates photographic images. Teo Allain will discuss Martin Chambi's work. A recent Dartmouth project has been taken place in Cuzco, Peru to organize and catalogue thousands of photographs. http://now.dartmouth.edu/2014/01/dartmouth-intervenes-in-peruvian-photography-archive/

Sponsored by:  The Department of Spanish & Portuguese | Leslie Center for the Humanities | The Dean of Humanities Office  | The Native American Studies Program

For more information, contact:
Coralia Picardo

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.