The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will present the exhibition “ DIS\PLACE: Notions of Home in Latin American Photojournalism ” with works by 11 photojournalists who illustrate experiences of displacement in Latin America. The opening reception to the public will take place on November 15, 2017 at 6pm. Registration is free.
The exhibit, which will open during FotoWeek DC, addresses the capacity of photojournalism to present development challenges with a sense of familiarity, vulnerability, and empathy. The works explore issues such as migration, violence, and humanity’s impact on the environment as a direct consequence of displacement.
DIS\PLACE was created in partnership with World Press Photo Foundation and the Lightscape Foundation as part of World Press Photo 2017. The World Press Photo 2017 exhibition highlights some of the best visual journalism work of the past year, as well as award winning photographs from 1955 to the present.
What: DIS\PLACE: Notions of Home in Latin American Photojournalism
When: November 13, 2017 to January 31, 2018. Monday to Friday, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Public Reception: November 15, 2017 at 6pm
Where: IDB Cultural Center, 1300 New York Ave NW, Washington DC, 20577. For guided tours call 202 623-1213.
About the IDB
The Inter-American Development Bank is devoted to improving lives. Established in 1959, the IDB is a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB also conducts cutting-edge research and provides policy advice, technical assistance and training to public and private sector clients throughout the region.
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