Doug Keister, curator of the photography exhibition “Black and White in Black and White: Images of Dignity, Hope, and Diversity in America,” appears at monca on Wednesday, September 19th. He will tell the story behind the photographs and talk about the photographer, John Johnson, and their historical and cultural significance in the new Negro Movement of the early 1900’s.
Doug Keister is a photographer, writer of books and magazine articles who resides in Chico, CA and is from Lincoln, NE where these photographs were taken. Keister is well versed on the subject having co-written a book “Images of America: Lincoln in Black and White” and produced a 45-minute documentary of Johnson’s work “Shadows on Glass”. The importance of these images has been recognized by the Smithsonian Institution’s new National Museum of African American History and Culture, which now has 60 prints from the negatives in its permanent collection.
Day/Date/Time: Wed, Sept 19, at 7pm. Admission:$5 for Adults. Students with ID: Free