Thursday, March 10, 2016 @ 4:30pm, Summerlin D
Bill Barrett is a teacher and documentary photographer. Presently Professor of Photography at Webster University in St. Louis and a Faculty Fellow in the university's Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies, he has also taught photography in New York, Paris, Germany, and in Central America. He spent much of the 1980s working on a documentary project among refugees in Honduras and El Salvador, and is currently working on a documentary project about Shakers in America. His academic interest focuses on the pre-history of photography, and he is currently making a series of images using a room-size portable camera obscura.