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Broomberg & Chanarin Lecture
February 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Artist Adam Broomberg of Broomberg & Chanarin, will present a Paula G. Manship Endowed lecture to the LSU College of Art & Design at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 20, 2019, in the LSU Design Building Auditorium (room 103).
Note: this lecture will be recorded, and a Q&A via Skype will follow. Adam Broomberg is unable to travel from the UK to the United States to deliver the lecture in person because his application for a temporary Visa was denied; Broomberg recently visited Iraq, Iran, Syria, Afghanistan, and Libya for his work.
Adam Broomberg (born 1970, Johannesburg, South Africa) and Oliver Chanarin (born 1971, London, UK) are artists living and working between London and Berlin. They are professors of photography at the Hochschule für bildende Künste (HFBK) in Hamburg and teach on the MA Photography & Society programme at The Royal Academy of Art (KABK), The Hague which they co-designed. Together they have had numerous solo exhibitions most recently at The Centre Georges Pompidou (2018) and the Hasselblad Center (2017). Their participation in international group shows include the Yokohama Trienniale (2017), Documenta, Kassel (2017), The British Art Show 8 (2015-2017), Conflict, Time, Photography at Tate Modern (2015); Shanghai Biennale (2014); Museum of Modern Art, New York (2014); Tate Britain (2014), and the Gwanju Biennale (2012). Their work is held in major public and private collections including Pompidou, Tate, MoMA, Yale, Stedelijk, V&A, the Art Gallery of Ontario, Cleveland Museum of Art, and Baltimore Museum of Art. Major awards include the ICP Infinity Award (2014) for Holy Bible, and the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize (2013) for War Primer 2. Broomberg and Chanarin are the winners of the Arles Photo Text Award 2018 for their paper back edition of War Primer 2, published by MACK.