Exposición de fotos

"Faces of Central America"

El 25 de febrero del 2011, la Casa Bolívar inauguró una exposición de fotografías de imágenes de América Central que nos donó el fotógrafo Roderick Sinclair.  Las fotos estarán en el sótano (primer piso) de la Casa para que todos los estudiantes y miembros de la comunidad universitaria puedan verlas.  Abajo hay imágenes del evento (fotos por Perla Vitela) y unas muestras de la obra del Señor Sinclair.  Vengan a nuestras actividades y disfruten del arte que nos ha dado el Señor Sinclair.  Abajo hay una descripción de la colección, "Faces of Central America".


Evento: Inauguración

     




"Faces of Central America"

                   "In 1973, photographer and Episcopal minister Rod Sinclair began serving as interim rector of a church in Managua, Nicaragua.  He often took photographs of the people that he encountered.  Their hardships are reflected in their facial expressions and body language-- but glimpses of faith, hope, and revolutionary struggle are evident.  The photographs in this exhibition capture the experience of people living with continuous stress and violence.  Old men sit patiently in refugee camps, waiting for the time they will be able to return to their ancestral homes.  Young children's serious and questioning expressions speak of hope for a peaceful life that they have yet to experience.  The oppression, intolerance, and persecution so forcefully expressed in these photographs are not limited to Central America.  They are universal issues experienced by residents of countries around the world torn apart by war and dissidence."

Sobre el fotógrafo

"A native of Nassau, Bahamas, Sinclair received his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Virginia.  He practiced at the law firm of Hunton & Williams in Richmond, Va., before deciding to enter the ministry.  In 1966, he received a Master of Divinity degree from Virginia Theological Seminary.  From 1971-97, Sinclair served as the Episcopal campus minister at Auburn University, Hollins College (now University), Radford College (now University) and Virginia Tech.  Sinclair has been a member of the Coalition for Justice, serving as director of the Coalition for Justice in Central America."






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