Dominican Center Rm. 218
The public is invited to an evening of works by the
Photographers for Hope collaborative on September 30 at 7 pm at
Mount Saint Mary College, 330 Powell Ave., Newburgh, N.Y.
The free event will take place in the college’s Kaplan Family
Library and Learning Center, room 218.
In late September, nine international photographers will spend a
week chronicling the events, people, and architecture of the City
of Newburgh. The photos will appear in an exhibition at the
Newburgh Armory Unity Center, and could potentially be utilized in
other exhibitions locally, nationally, internationally, and
“In Newburgh, we hope to capture some of the spirit and energy
of the reemergence of the city as a place on the rise,” said lead
artist David Burnett.
At the Mount talk, Burnett (an American), Anna Wang (an American
living in Switzerland), Sarah Bones (an American), and Katarina
Premfors (a Swedish woman living in Dubai) will discuss the origins
and purpose of Photographers for Hope, and showcase some of their
Photographers for Hope was formed five years ago by a group of
like-minded documentary photographers who felt that working jointly
would expand and focus the visual potential of their work.
The collaborative has completed projects in Brazil, Bangladesh,
Scotland, and Indonesia.
In addition to Burnett, Wang, Bones, and Premfors, Photographers
for Hope is comprised of Matteo Cardin, an Italian living in
Croatia; Patricia Goldschmid, a native of Switzerland; Ben
Moldenhauer, a German living in Hong Kong; Joe Oppedisano, an
American living in Italy; and Antoine Tardy, a native of