This interdisciplinary symposium seeks to question standard narratives around the reemergence of documentary photography during the tumultuous decade of the 1970s.
Thursday, March 23 / 6 pm
Friday, March 24 / 9:30 am to 5:30 pm
Reinventing Documentary Photography in the 1970s is organized by Sarah Miller, an independent scholar specializing in the history of photography, and Drew Sawyer, a curator of photography and art journal editor, in collaboration with the Developing Room and Zimmerli Art Museum. It is supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Center for Cultural Analysis (CCA) at Rutgers, and the Office of the Dean of Humanities at Rutgers.
ADMISSION: The symposium is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Visit the Developing Room website for details.
The Zimmerli's operations, exhibitions, and programs are funded in part by Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, and income from the Avenir Foundation Endowment Fund, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Endowment Fund, and the Voorhees Family Endowment, among others. Additional support comes from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and the donors, members, and friends of the Zimmerli Art Museum.