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Reporters Without Borders and Pictures on the Radio Present A Tribute to David Gilkey (Photo Exhibition)

Opening reception May 2, 4:30 – 6 p.m., Fairbanks Hall
Featuring remarks from NPR’s David Greene and Pictures on the Radio’s Claudine Kent

Public panel discussion May 2, 7 – 8 p.m., Horizon Room, MU49
Featuring NPR’s David Greene and Tom Goldman and KLCC Reporter Anni Katz

Oregon State University Alumnus David Gilkey was one of the world’s top conflict photographers when he was killed by the Taliban in June, 2016 while covering the war in Afghanistan for National Public Radio (NPR). Gilkey managed to celebrate the humanity of individuals in work that chronicled our collective inhumanity, from the genocide in Rwanda and famine in Somalia, to the ward in Gaza, Iraq, Afghanistan and the Balkans.

A native of Portland, Gilkey is best known for his award winning conflict photography. This exhibition is a representation of some of the best of his beautiful and harrowing work.

David Gilkey photo by Graham Smith, NPR. Used with permission.

Thursday, May 23 at 8:00am to 5:00pm


Fairbanks Hall, Fairbanks Gallery of Art
220 SW 26th Street, Corvallis, OR 97331

Event Topic

Art and Entertainment

Audience

Community, Faculty and Staff, Student, Future and New, Graduate, Undergraduate, Alumni, Industry Partner

County

Benton

Cost

Free

Organization
School of Arts and Communication , College of Liberal Arts
Contact Name

Andrew Nigon

Contact Email

Andrew.Nigon@oregonstate.edu

Contact Phone

541-737-4880

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