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March 01-04, 2018

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2018 SPE Annual Conference: Uncertain Times: Borders, Refuge, Community, Nationhood / Hosted by The University of the Arts

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Jeffrey Opp: "The Photographic Book as an Instrument for Change"

Saturday, March 09 - 10:50AM to 11:10AM
Honore Ballroom

Opp's work utilizes the strategy of fusing images and text into books to probe, question, and alter the economic system of which we are all a part. He will talk about how text can sabotage an easy reading of photographs while photos in turn can prevent a cursory reading of the text. This disconnect in Opp's work allows the viewer to reevaluate their role as a participant in a global system. He aims for a work of creative non-fiction that allows room for the audience's insights and experiences to drive them to action.

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