Learn about how contemporary artists have responded to photographic imagery from three major social movements—the United States Civil Rights Movement, the anti-globalization movement, and the 2011 Arab Spring—to understand how photographs play a pivotal role in structuring our understanding of collective memory and social activism.

Dalia Linssen, lecturer, History of Art and Visual Culture, Rhode Island School of Design

Above: Bob Adelman, Enthusiastic march participants as King speaks, Washington D.C., 1963, about 1963. Photograph, gelatin silver print. Charles H. Bayley Picture and Painting Fund. 2008.683.


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