In Light, In Shadow
10.03.2011 - 06.04.2011
Open The Gate
33-35 Stoke Newington Rd, Dalston
London N16 8BJ
0207 503 6099
This exhibition is a selection of evocative photographs from Namvula Rennie’s collection, capturing every-day moments of courage, joy and beauty. It features work from Zambia and Sierra Leone, as well as from her travels around the world.
Private view on Thursday 10th March from 6.30pm, followed by a Live performance of African Reggae by the band Jah Cub from Nigeria.
About The Artist
Namvula Rennie has been working as a freelance photographer since 2005, when she lived in Sierra Leone, West Africa, for a year, working for Associated Press. Her photography concentrates largely on social documentary and portraiture. Her work has been published by various magazines and news outlets including Songlines world music magazine, the Washington Post, the New York Times, BBC, and Le Monde. Her most recent project focused on African migrant experiences in China, and was published in the Africa Report and the Journal of African Media Studies. She has exhibited in London and the United States.
More about the exhibition on www.openthegate.org.uk