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Harlem Views/Diasporan Visions: The New Harlem Renaissance Photographers

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February 1 through June 30, 2011

Program Locations:

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Exhibition Hall

Harlem Views/Diasporan Visions: The New Harlem Renaissance Photographers is the inaugural exhibition by the 25 members of New Harlem Renaissance Photographers. Views of Harlem, including the recent West African immigrant community and glimpses of the African Diaspora—in and out of Harlem—as seen through daily life, festivals, and celebrations, the performing arts, and cultural, social and political activism.

 

The New Harlem Renaissance Photographers are dedicated to promoting African American photographic art and a better understanding of photographers' concerns. The exhibition is curated by Deborah Willis and Mary Yearwood.

Harlem Views/Diasporan Visions is made possible, in part, by funds provided by NY State Senator Bill Perkins (D-30th District).

Exhibition Hours: Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Sunday. For exhibition information, call (212) 491-2200. No admission fee; contributions and memberships are welcome.

Learn more about the exhibition in an interview with co-curator Mary Yearwood.