As part of its 20th Anniversary celebration, the Human Rights Center at the UC Berkeley School of
Law presents Envisioning Human Rights, a collection of world-class human rights photography, curated by Pamela Blotner, on exhibit at Boalt Hall, UC Berkeley, from August through October 2014. The exhibition features the work of Mimi Chakarova, Nic Dunlop, Stephen Ferry, Stephen Goldblatt, Ken Light, Susan Meiselas, Thomas Morley, Gilles Peress, Sebastião Salgado, and Jean-Marie Simon.
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The Envisioning Human Rights exhibit is located on the second floor of Berkeley Law’s Boalt Hall Complex near the Dean’s office, adjacent to the main reading room. The gallery is open to the public from 8 am to 6 pm Monday through Friday. Although most doors are locked during evenings and weekends, the door closest to Boalt’s Café Zeb is unlocked, permitting public access to the gallery during evening and weekend hours. The exhibit will be up at through October 31, 2014.
The first University-based organization of its kind on the West Coast, the Human Rights Center conducts research on war crimes and other serious violations of international humanitarian law and human rights. We use evidence-based methods and innovative technologies to hold perpetrators accountable and support vulnerable populations. We also train students and advocates to document human rights violations and turn this information into effective action.
The Envisioning Human Rights photographs will be shown and auctioned to benefit the work of the Human Rights Center.
For more information about the Human Rights Center or the Envisioning Human Rights exhibition and auction, visit the Human Rights Center, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 510.642.0965. Tax-deductible donations to the Human Rights Center can be made online at hrc.berkeley.edu.
Pamela Blotner, Curator
Elizabeth Addison, Designer
Kathleen Vanden Heuvel, Associate Dean, Capital Projects, Berkeley Law