St. Stephen's Scanlan Gallery is pleased to present "Perspectives and Perceptions: The Power of Our Lens" — a special exhibit of photography by students and faculty. The show will be on display through October 31. A reception with the artists will be held on September 11 from 4 p.m. to 5:30 in the Helm Fine Arts Center lobby.
Through the use of photography, technology and social media, people in modern society have used the photo lens to document their reality, as well as the people, objects and events around them. What once was limited to a few is now in the hands of almost everyone. As more people have access to a camera and share their photos on social media, they forever change our world view.
Through photography, the ideals of beauty and love expand in our minds as we see through the lens perspective of others. While capturing the world's diverse beauty, the camera also allows us to see and document the crimes against our Earth and its inhabitants. With the ability to capture and create a narrative of imagery comes responsibility. We must positively right the wrongs, rejoice in the success of others without envy, and be a voice championing for the rights of all earthlings great and small.
For the exhibit, students and faculty were asked to share photos that were important to them. From landscapes to animals, people and the environment, we can see the wide range of social and environmental issues that matter to our community.
Also on dispay is a collection of vintage cameras, on loan from St. Stephen's photography instructor Chris Caselli '82.Click on this link to see a video with images from the exhibit.
Questions? Contact Elizabeth Zepeda
, St. Stephen's art instructor and director of Scanlan Gallery.
Please congratulate the following Spartans, whose photographs are on display in the gallery.