November – December 2019 Events – News

Acknowledgment Of Danger
Passaic River, New Jersey. Photo Nina Berman, 2016 From the series “Acknowledgment of Danger”

 

EVENTS

Bronx Documentary Center
Panel Discussion: Conversations on Conflict Photography with Dr. Lauren Walsh
December 7, 2019 @ 6pm

 

EXHIBITIONS

University of Michigan
Whose Streets, Our Streets?
Women’s Studies Department
Institute for Research on Women and Gender
Exhibition closes December 13
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Susquehanna Art Museum
Aftermath:  War is Only Half the Story . (Series: Acknowledgment of Danger)
October 12, 2019 – January 19, 2020
Harrisburg, PA

 

BOOKS

My work appears in the following recently published books:

A World History of Photography,  5th Edition
By Naomi Rosenblum
Abbeville Press, 2019

Conversations On Conflict Photography
By Lauren Walsh
Bloomsbury, 2019

Documentary Photography Reconsidered
History, Theory and Practice
By Michelle Bogre
Bloomsbury, 2019

 

 

Extended Photo Caption:

The Joseph Carmine de Jessa Memorial Bridge over the Passaic River connects the towns of Lyndhurst and Nutley, New Jersey. The bridge is named after a 19 year old US Marine who died from a mortar attack while deployed as a rifleman in Quang Tri, Vietnam, 1967. The bridge spans a part of the river contaminated with dioxin from Vietnam War era Agent Orange production. During the 1960’s the Diamond Alkali Co. plant in Newark, NJ, produced Agent Orange for the US military and then dumped the surplus into the Passaic River where it settled into the riverbed stretching from Newark to Lyndhurst. The dioxin contaminated the fish and contributes to the River’s designation as a superfund site. Clean up of the dioxin and other pollutants are estimated at well over $1 billion. The bridge is in a state of disrepair and slated for eventual replacement.

Putain de Guerre – Musee de Beaux Arts

Putain de Guerre – 1914 – 2014 opens at the fantastic Beaux Arts Museum in Charleroi, Belgium.

I’m grateful to curator Jacques Cerami for selecting prints from the Purple Hearts series, drawn from the Robert Acosta, 2004 from the Purple Hearts seriesMuseum’s permanent collection.

The exhibition opens to the public October 4 and is up through December 14.

Photograph: Robert Acosta, 2004
©Nina Berman

Marcellus Shale exhibition opens in Youngstown, Ohio

Fractured: the shale playThe Marcellus Shale Documentary Project moves to Ohio at the Bliss Hall Gallery at Youngstown State University.
March 3 – April 4, 2014

The University has organized the following programs in support of the exhibition.

• Tuesday, 25 March, 7-9 p.m. | Moser 2000 | TITLE: The Science of Shale Gas: Geology, Seismology and Environmental Impacts. Dr. Ray Beiersdorfer, Professor of Geology, Youngstown State University
• Wednesday, 26 March, 7-9 p.m. | Moser 2000 | TITLE: The science of shale gas: The latest evidence on leaky wells, methane emissions, and implications for policy. | Dr. Anthony R. Ingraffea, Ph.D., P.E., Dwight C. Baum Professor of Engineering, Cornell University
• Thursday, 27 March, 5-9 p.m. | Gallery Talk / Gallery Reception | Bliss Hall 2300 | RECEPTION/GALLERY TALK: Brian Cohen, Photographer and Project Director of the Marcellus Shale Documentary Project.
• Friday, 28 March, 4-5:30 p.m. | McDonough Museum Lecture Hall | SCREENING: Triple Divide (film with Mark Ruffalo, Melissa Troutman).

CONTACT: Professor Stephen Chalmers | schalmers@ysu.edu

©Photo Nina Berman/ All Rights Reserved

Brooklyn Museum – Military Voices Event

Randall Clunen, from the Purple Hearts series, 2004

Please join me November 14 at the Brooklyn Museum, along with photographer Ron Haviv, for a StoryCorps event in conjunction with the exhibition War/Photography:Images of Armed Conflict and its Aftermath

November 14
7pm
Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Pkwy,
New York, NY 11238

September Exhibitions 2013

I’ll be exhibiting work from a variety of projects at seven venues in the USA and Europe in September 2013.

Opening September 1
Photos and a new video from the series: Hedge
At the Noorderlicht festival as part of “To Have and Have Not”
Groningen, The Netherlands
The Language of  Money   Hedge# 3

Opening September 6, 2013
Nine large photographs from the series: Megachurches
At the Zacheta National Gallery of Art as part of “In God We Trust”
Warsaw, Poland
40_PastorsOsteen

Opening September 14, 2013
Photographs from the series: Marine Wedding
At the Addison Gallery of Art as part of “The Kids are All Right”
Andover, MA, USA
011_marinewed
Opening September 19, 2013
Container exhibition from the series: Fractured the Shale Play
At the Photoville 2013 Festival
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Fractured: the shale play

Ongoing
Thru September 27, 2013
Images from "Fractured:the Shale Play" – the Marcellus Shale Documentary Project
At the Handwerker Gallery
Ithaca, New York, USA

Thru September 29, 2013
The Marine Wedding portrait as part of the "War/Photography:Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath"
At the Corcoran Gallery of Art
Washington DC, USA

Thru October 13, 2013
The Bronx Gardens series as part of Solutions by NOOR
At La Maison de la Photographie de Robert Doisneau
Gentilly, France

War/Photography at MFAH and November exhibitions

On this upcoming veterans day, images from Purple Hearts and Marine Wedding will be shown at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston Exhibition titled: War/Photography:Images of Armed Conflict and its Aftermath opening November 11. If you are in Houston, please drop by and say hello. Many of the participating photographers will be present.

Purple Hearts is also being shown this month at:

5th European Month of Photography
Exhibiton: The Critical Camera exhibition
through November 17, 2013
Berlin, Germany

Portland Art Museum
Exhibition: Flesh and Bone:Photography and the Body
through January 6, 2013
Portland, Oregon, USA

Honolulu Museum of Art
Exhibition: Courage and Strength
through February 24, 2013
Honolulu, USA

Marine Wedding is also being shown at:

The John Michael Kohler Arts
Group Exhibition: the kids are all right
through January 20, 2013
Sheboygan, USA

For a full list of exhibitions, please visit: www.ninaberman.com

Photographs ©Nina Berman, All Rights Reserved