Tomorrow is the opening of the exhibition Down and Out in the South in Atlanta, GA, USA. It is being exhibited as part of Atlanta Celebrates Photography (ACP) Festival. Down and Out is being shown in two different events, beginning October 18, 2012.
The first is a public outdoor screening/digital projection of 42 homeless portraits beginning Thursday October 18, 2012 at Georgia State University’s Digital Education and Arts Lab (D.E.A.L.) located at One Park Place Northeast, #100, Atlanta, GA 30303. This is on the corner of Pryor Street and Edgewood Avenue at the SE corner of Woodruff Park. The digital projection will begin at approximately 5PM every evening beginning Oct 18, 2012 and run through through Oct 31, 2012. This screening includes portraits of homeless men and women from Columbia, SC, Atlanta, GA, Vicksburg, MS and Greenville, MS.
Secondly, twenty portrait prints from Down and Out in the South, will be exhibited at Big House Gallery located at 211 Peter Street, SW, Atlanta, GA as part of Atlanta Celebrates Photography’s festival. This exhibition also begins October 18, 2012.
There will be an Artists Reception on Thursday, Oct 18, 2012, from 6:30pm – 8:30pm, at Big House Gallery, 211 Peter Street, SW, Atlanta, GA, USA. The details for both of these events can be found here: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.
- Jan Banning
May 4th 1954, Almelo
Dutch photographer and artist. Banning was born in the Netherlands from Dutch-East-Indies parents. He studied social and economic history at the Radboud University Nijmegen, and has been working as a photographer since 1981. A central theme of Banning's practice is state power, having produced series about the long-term consequences of war and the world of government bureaucracy.