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Informed Storytelling in Contemporary Russia Via Analytical Photography

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October 28, 2015 | 5:45 PM EDT
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Bychiy Island on the Neva River has long been home to a children's ecological school and student yacht club. It is now being developed into a private, $100 million judo mega-complex, headed by Arkady Rotenberg, President Vladimir Putin's childhood sparring partner. Putin, a black belt in judo, serves as the club's honorary president. Image by Misha Friedman. Russia, 2015.

Join Pulitzer Center grantee documentary photographer Misha Friedman for "Informed Storytelling in Contemporary Russia: Analytical Photography Beyond the Facts," a public lecture at Ithaca College on Wednesday, October 28.

Friedman's lecture focuses on works that includes content from two of his Pulitzer Center projects addressing contemporary LGBT experiences and the impacts of corruption in contemporary Russia.

Friedman also will teach a workshop for a group of advanced photography students during his visit to the campus. The lecture is organized by the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies with support from the Departments of History and Politics and the Center for LGBT Education, Outreach and Services.

"Informed Storytelling in Contemporary Russia: Analytical Photography Beyond the Facts"
Wednesday,October 28
5:45 pm
Ithaca College
Park School of Communications
Park Auditorium
Ithaca, NY 14850

The lecture is free and open to the public.

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