Documentary Photographers Explore the Climate Crisis
Extended through August 15
The Umbrella Arts & Environment and The Umbrella Visual Arts programs, in partnership with the Concord, MA-based Social Documentary Network/ZEKE Magazine, present an exciting new exhibition of world-class documentary photography emphasizing long-term sustainable solutions to the climate crisis including the Indigenous People’s Burn Network in the western United States; Nemo’s Garden in Italy — the world’s first underwater greenhouse; the African Women Rising’s Permagarden Program in Uganda, and others. The exhibition is inspired by the Spring 2022 issue featuring projects by Kiliii Yuyan, Giacomo d'Orlando, Sarah Fretwell, and veteran climate journalist Antonia Juhasz.
- Giacomo d'Orlando: Nemo's Garden
- Sarah Fretwell: Permagarden Refugees
- Carolyn Monastra: Witness Tree: Climate Solutions from Around the World
- Roberto Nistri: Burkina Faso: The Power of Resilience
- Lauren Owens Lambert: Saving the Stranded
- Mark Phillips: Unbroken: Repair is Essential
- Chris Trinh: Black Snake Killers
- Kiliii Yuyan: Indigenous Fire
To learn more about these artists and their work, click here.
Curated by: Glenn Ruga
Presented by: Social Documentary Network and ZEKE Magazine
Produced by The Umbrella Arts Center: Madeline Miller, Director of Arts & Environment, Kyle Clifford, Arts & Environment Program Coordinator; Stephanie Marlin-Curiel, Visual Arts Manager
August 11 Closing Reception
Thursday, August 11, 6:30-8:30 pm ET Join the organizers at the conclusion of the exciting gallery exhibition, "Sustainable Solutions: Documentary Photographers Explore the Climate Crisis", a collaboration of The Umbrella Arts & Environment, The Umbrella Visual Arts, Zeke Magazine, and Social Documentary Network. Free and open to the public.
July 8 Opening Reception
Friday, July 8, 6-7:30 pm ET Join us for a free public reception for our new gallery exhibition "Sustainable Solutions: Documentary Photographers Explore the Climate Crisis," in partnership with ZEKE Magazine. Then, you're welcomed to stay afterward an enjoy a special ticket offer on a concert by musician and climate activist Jesse Paris Smith with Alana Amram, presented by The Thoreau Society! *(Masks required while in theater.)
July 12 Virtual Panel
Tuesday, July 12, 2 pm ET Join us for the "Sustainable Solutions: Documentary Photographers Explore the Climate Crisis" virtual panel: Three world-class documentary photographers will discuss image making and long-term sustainable solutions to the #climatecrisis. Their projects include the Indigenous Peoples' Burn Network in the western United States with photos by Kiliii Yuyan; Nemo’s Garden—the world’s first underwater greenhouse—in Italy with photos by Giacomo d'Orlando; and the African Women Rising’s Permagarden Program in Uganda with photos by Sarah Fretwell. Antonia Juhasz, a renowned climate and environmental journalist, will moderate the discussion. Register for the free discussion link.