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A Thousand Words Exhibition at Tweed Museum of Art

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September 18, 2017

The Tweed Museum of Art invites your to discover the exhibition "A Thousand Words" which features a selection of 47 photographs of people in various dynamic situations by 47 socially engaged photographers.

The Tweed Museum of Art invites your to discover the exhibition "A Thousand Words" which features a selection of 47 photographs of people in various dynamic situations by 47 socially engaged photographers.

A Thousand Words presents an array of interpersonal photographs that were selected from the Tweed Museum’s holdings. Though the Museum’s collection includes a far wider range of subject matter than photographs of people, landscapes, abstractions, architecture, and more were set aside for an investigation of images that addressed humans in relation to each other. Given our highly divided social world, it’s worth noting that A Thousand Words is in part a construct, an anti-selfie curatorial notion about photography made by combining the varied depictions of those other than ourselves, by seers other than ourselves, in service of a collective humanistic vision. Ken Bloom, museum director, curated the exhibition, and it will be on view until 12/31/17.

Opening reception: Friday, September 22, 2017 from 5 to 7 pm. Free and open to the public.