Dear SHERA Community,
I am pleased to announce the details for an upcoming virtual exhibition celebration hosted by the Zimmerli Art Museum on Thursday, April 29, 5:00 pm Eastern Time. If you have any questions about the event or the exhibition, please contact me directly (firstname.lastname@example.org).
I hope to see you at the event, and I would be grateful if you could please share this announcement with anyone who may be interested.
The Zimmerli invites the public to a free Virtual Exhibition Celebration for Communism Through the Lens: Everyday Life Captured by Women Photographers in the Dodge Collection on Thursday, April 29, at 5:00 p.m. (eastern). Zoom registration is open at go.rutgers.edu/throughthelens. The program features an exhibition overview by Maria Garth, Dodge Fellow at the Zimmerli and Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Art History at Rutgers, who organized the exhibition; followed by a roundtable discussion and audience Q&A session. Guest speakers include Alise Tifentale, Riga Stradins University, and Mark Svede, The Ohio State University. The event is moderated by Julia Tulovsky, curator at the Zimmerli, and Jane Sharp, research curator at the Zimmerli and professor of art history at Rutgers.
The upcoming exhibition Communism Through the Lens: Everyday Life Captured by Women Photographers in the Dodge Collection highlights the unique – and often overlooked – photographic innovations by women who shaped the history of photography during the 20th century. Drawn entirely from the Norton and Nancy Dodge Collection of Nonconformist Art from the Soviet Union at the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, Communism Through the Lens spans almost the entirety of the Soviet Union’s history – from the 1920s through the 1990s – and offers a historical examination of how women photographers interpreted life in the communist state.
More details are available on the Zimmerli's website: go.rutgers.edu/ZAMApril29
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Art History
Dodge Fellow, Zimmerli Art Museum