Young & Old Across the Globe

Borgia Gallery, Elms College, Chicopee, MA

 

 

 

“YOUNG & OLD ACROSS THE GLOBE”: Multicultural Portrait Photography by Amy S. Dane, will be on view at the Borgia Gallery at Elms College from September 1-28. The public is invited to a reception on Thursday, September 12th from 4-6pm.

Geri Brunell, Associate Professor of Fine Arts and curator of the Borgia Gallery, asked Dane to exhibit some of her portraits of locals taken on a journey across the Silk Road. Dane began in Almaty, Kazakhstan, backtracked through the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region of China, continued through Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and finally Turkmenistan. The photographer found her subjects in local bazaars, markets and Madrassas, often flashing smiles full of gold teeth.

Brunell was also captivated by an exhibit Dane had previously organized highlighting portraits of children worldwide. She requested both shows to be mounted at the Borgia Gallery. Dane’s response was to eliminate middle-age subjects, add some new faces and create a show focusing on young and old, emphasizing the Silk Road per Brunell’s request.

The resulting exhibit is a multicultural glimpse of people from several continents and many countries. Each face has a story to tell, and Dane hopes that her audience will find it.

 

All images and text appearing in the Amydaneadventures site are the exclusive property of Amy S. Dane and amydaneadventures.com and are protected under international copyright laws. The images, or parts of the images, may not be reproduced, copied, stored, manipulated, projected, used or altered in any way, including without limitation, any digitization or alteration of the images without the written permission of Amy S. Dane or an approved agent and payment of a fee or an agreed arrangement. No images are in the Public Domain. Use of any image as the basis for another photographic concept or illustration is a violation of copyright. By entering this site you are agreeing to be bound by the terms of this agreement.


Contact Amy by email at : amy@amydaneadventures.com
Image 01