LITTLE ROCK – The
Titled “Unembedded,” the 60-photograph exhibit is by four photojournalists – including Thorne Anderson, a
The exhibit is free and will be displayed on the first floor of the
“War, wherever it occurs, has a profound impact on the well-being of individuals, communities and nations,” said College of Public Health Dean James M. Raczynski, Ph.D. “The war in
The exhibit photos will be accompanied by text placards with statistics and other information about the war’s effect on human health and the environment in
Although the war is being waged in
The “Unembedded” exhibit is based on a book by the same name that was published last year by Chelsea Green Publishing. The book contains 150 photos, including the 60 photos in the exhibit.
The exhibit’s national tour includes stops at other universities, museums and galleries and community centers.
The UAMS College of Public Health is co-sponsoring the exhibit with the Arkansas Coalition for Peace and Justice, the event’s primary local sponsor. The coalition is a volunteer-driven central
“We’re excited about the exhibit coming to Arkansas and very grateful to the College of Public Health for serving as one of its venues,” said John Coffin, board chairman of the Arkansas Coalition for Peace and Justice and senior director of planned giving at UAMS..
The exhibit also will appear at
For media interviews with photographers, contact Constance Creed at (802) 295-6300, Ext 109.
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