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Everyday Africa Exhibition at VII Gallery in Brooklyn

Event Date:

September 20, 2012 - October 18, 2012
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A woman hangs laundry in Takira, Uganda on May 29, 2012. Photo by Peter DiCampo.

VII Gallery presents a dual exhibit featuring "iSee" and "Everyday Africa."

Africa can be the place of extremes that we see so often – but it can also be familiar. Everyday Africa is a work of casual exploration, featuring photographs by Peter DiCampo and Austin Merrill, who have both lived on the continent as journalists and volunteers. Like many documentary works from Africa, this one is humanitarian in its motivations; but rather than draw attention to a specific crisis, we hope this work serves as a much-needed reminder that the mundane and ordinary are ever-present.

September 20 – October 18, 2012
VII Gallery
28 Jay Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Gallery Hours: 10am – 6pm Monday-Friday
On the first Thursday of every month the gallery is open from 10am – 9pm for 1st Thursday Dumbo Gallery Walk.
The gallery is closed on federal holidays.