Obama in Mali

Oct 30, 2011 - ongoing

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Phone Number: 212 766-1910
Contact: Janet Goldner
Description:

Obama in Mali- a photo book by Janet Goldner. Available for purchase at BuildingBridgesPress@gmail.com. When Janet Goldner arrived in Mali in May 2009, she saw images of Obama everywhere - stuck on cars and motorcycles, painted on stores, printed on t-shirts and fabric. She also saw images of American flags in these same places either along side images of Obama or on their own. I enjoyed the variety of images, the context and the juxtapositions. Obama was often depicted along side other popular icons. These photographs document what Janet Goldner found in 2009 and 2010.


 


http://www.janetgoldner.com/site/photography/obama-in-mali/

Event Type: Publications (books, scholarly, journals)