2:50 – 3:50pm | Saturday 9/28

Artist Talk: Nina Berman presents Fracking the Marcellus Shale

in conversation with Alex Beauchamp (Food and Water Watch) and Rebecca Roter (resident of Susquehanna County, PA)

Documentary photographer Nina Berman (NOOR) will present images from “Fractured:the Shale Play” and engage in conversation with Alex Beauchamp of Food and Water Watch about fracking in the New York area and the greater Marcellus Shale region. Rebecca Roter, a resident of Susquehanna County, PA, will join to talk about living with and organizing around hydraulic fracturing.

This presentation will take place in the Photoville Talk Area – located at the storefront of One Brooklyn Bridge Park at 360 Furman St Brooklyn, NY 11201.

Fractured: the shale play

Nina Berman is a documentary photographer, author and educator, whose photographs and videos have been exhibited at more than 100 international venues including the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Dublin Contemporary and the Museum for Modern Art, (MMK) Frankfurt. She is the author of Purple Hearts – Back from Iraq, and Homeland, which examine the aftermath of war and the militarization of American life. She is a member of the NOOR photography collective. Her recent series Fractured: the Shale Play, about fracking in the Marcellus Shale, is on view at Photoville.

Alex Beauchamp is the Northeast Region Director of Food and Water Watch, a non-profit public interest organization that mobilizes around clean water, safe food, and climate sustainability. He is currently working on the campaign to ban hydrofracking in New York state.

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Related Exhibition:
Fractured: The Shale Play

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