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Artist Kamau Ware explores the African Diaspora’s impact on the early settlements of New York City. Join us for conversation and networking alongside an esteemed group of local college students and representatives from Goldman Sachs and other corporate partners.
|Presentation and conversation with Kamau Ware:||2:00 - 3:00 p.m.|
|Networking Reception:||3:00 - 4:00 p.m.|
Seating is limited. Please register to attend by May 1.
About Kamau Ware
Kamau Ware is a Brooklyn-based photographic artist specializing in visual storytelling. He has found success with a genre of photography he invented called storystyle™. With story as the focal point of his practice, Kamau has been able to work with families, brands, and organizations to craft narratives that celebrate the joys of life. Through his studio in Red Hook, Brooklyn, Kamau creates custom photographic art, books, videos and short films that tell important moving human stories. kamau studios has become a community for storytellers that welcomes new voices to the creative process. His latest venture is a new gallery he opened with his wife in west Bed-Stuy called Warehouse Gallery that focuses on art for homes of all sizes
About LMCC’s River to River Festival
River To River 2017 celebrates New York City’s status as a cultural capital of the world and a crossroads for residents and visitors of diverse origins, traditions and perspectives. It embraces the values of an interdependent, global city in which all are welcome and encouraged to participate in the free exchange of ideas, regardless of race, class, religion, country of origin, immigration status, (dis)ability, gender identity or sexual orientation. The arts are singular in their power to connect, and artists play an essential role in every community, helping to reflect on the past, interpret the present and imagine a shared future.
Event sponsored by Goldman Sachs, Borough of Manhattan Community College and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.