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The Fine Art of Documentary

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Presented by Firehouse Center for the Arts at Firehouse Center for the Arts, Newburyport MA

Jan 29 2020
The Fine Art of Documentary

Why does it matter that a photograph of a malnourished child is composed well, or that a photograph of a migrant family camping in the mud on the Serbia/Hungarian border uses black and white tonality in a masterful way?

NORTHSHORE PHOTOGRAPHY LECTURE SERIES: The challenging work presented on Social Documentary Network (SDN) explores poverty, disease, environmental degradation, war, migration, and many others. Glenn Ruga and Barbara Ayotte will make a compelling argument why form matters, why art matters, and why it is a disservice to the issues being explored to only focus on the raw facts visible on the surface and not to also honor the integrity of a photograph created with the talent and
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$10 Adults

$5 Students

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Market Square, Newburyport, MA 01950

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How to get to the Firehouse:

  • Take I-95 to Exit 57 (Newburyport)
  • Take Route 113 east to Green Street
  • Turn left on Green Street and take it to the end
  • Turn right on Merrimac Street
  • The Firehouse will be on your left; the address: Market Square
  • Parking is available in the waterfront lots on either side of the Firehouse. Parking is free after 8PM Monday-Saturday and after 6PM on Sunday.

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