Moved to Act!
Demonstrations, Marches & Political Actions
The Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts is presenting this exhibition, co-curated by Ellen Feldman and Marky Kauffmann to document the current ongoing struggle for liberty and justice for all in present day America. The exhibition attempts to shine a light on the determination that still exists to fight for justice for all, celebrate our differences and show by example the importance of speaking out. We hope these pictures of America inspire you exercise your right to free speech.
– David DeMelim, Managing Director
Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts
About the Curators:
Ellen Feldman is a long-time street photographer, photo-artist, and book maker; her work has appeared in many solo and group exhibits. She is Photography Editor of Women’s Review of Books and holds a Ph.D. in Cinema Studies from NYU.
Marky Kauffmann has been working as a fine art photographer, educator, and curator for over thirty years, including curating “Outspoken: Seven Women Photographers,” currently touring schools and colleges throughout the Northeast. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowship in Photography.
From the Curators: Ellen Feldman & Marky Kauffmann
This an exhibit of photographs from several significant political marches and movements. These include the 2017 Women’s March, Black Lives Matter, March for Our Lives, Climate Strike, Standing Rock Movement, and March for Science.
The photographers, mostly women and masters of their craft, have captured dramatic moments in key struggles of our time. This show is about the need to speak out, the determination to fight for justice, and to declare the importance of our differences.
This show was created and co-curated by photographers and activists Ellen Feldman and Marky Kauffmann. Its inaugural showing took place at the Davis Orton Gallery in Hudson, NY in 2018. This second presentation at the Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts in Providence, RI was timed to coincide with the 2020 Presidential Election.
This exhibit is a clarion call to act this fall to achieve the change we need, and of course to vote in the upcoming election!
The exhibit features the work of forty-one accomplished photographers from around the country including: Jane Fulton Alt, Gabriella Angotti-Jones, James Billeaudeau, Amber Bracken, Edie Bresler, Sheila Pree Bright, Lora Brody, Nicole Buchanan, Matthew Butkus, Gabriella Demczuk, Kelley Donnelly, Nina Weinberg Doran, Deena Feinberg, Colleen Fitzgerald, Keiko Hiromi, Lindsay Hite, Adriene Hughes, Sara Hylton, Julia Vargas Jones, Luke Jordan, Sam Kauffmann, Tira Khan, Neil O. Lawner, Rusty Leffel, Annu Palakunnathu Matthew, Emily Matyas, Debi Milligan, Talia Mirel, Maya Myers, Natalie Obermaier, Rachel Papo, Jessica Pons, Denise Saldaña, Harry Scales, Ellen Shub, Suzanne Siner, Belinda Soncini, Sandra Steinbrecher, Candice Washington, David Whitney and Evan Whitney
What Democracy Looks Like
Gallery Exhibition: October 15th – November 13th
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Reception*: October 15th, 2020 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
*subject to current capacity restrictions, masks required
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