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IRIS Nights Lecture Series - Gerd Ludwig

The Annenberg Space for Photography

Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)

IRIS Nights Lecture Series - Gerd Ludwig

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General Admission -
On Sale Wed 04/02 at 12:00 noon
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On Sale Thurs 04/03 at 9:30am
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On Sale Fri 04/04 at 9:30am
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Event Details

Tickets for this Iris Nights lecture held at SKYLIGHT STUDIOS are sold out.

Our standby list has been replaced by a new option. An additional set of tickets will be released to view the lecture televised live in the DIGITAL GALLERY of the ANNENBERG SPACE FOR PHOTOGRAPHY(walking distance from Skylight Studios):
* Friday, April 4 at 9:30am
We also invite you to view the event streamed live at 6:20pm PDT on April 10, 2014. 

Gerd Ludwig will share his experiences capturing the colossal changes since the dissolution of the Soviet Union to today. Resonating with a full scale of emotion, his images have garnered him distinction as the world’s foremost color photographer documenting the region. From the broken empire’s legacy of environmental exploitation, to the warp-speed economic transformation of Russia, Ludwig reveals a many-faceted people, by turns suspicious and sympathetic, greedy and generous, stoic and exuberant.

The presentation will span his coverage from early work published in National Geographic to more recent stories in Kazakhstan and the Ukraine. After first photographing the aftermath of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster for National Geographic in 1993, he returned several times. Recently he ventured deeper into the failed reactor than ever before and returned with haunting images, which will be part of his presentation and an upcoming monograph, The Long Shadow of Chernobyl.

*Please Note: By attending this Iris Nights lecture, you are granting your permissionto be photographed, filmed and recorded by the Annenberg Foundation for use in promotion, publicity and/or advertising, including the display and distribution of the lecture, in whole or in part, on the Foundation’s website, by TV or elsewhere.

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