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EXHIBIT: “From the World to Lynn: Stories of Immigration”

December 1, 2014 - April 13, 2015

Andrea Patiño Contreras, a native Colombian, created the work on view in her multimedia exhibit From the World to Lynn: Stories of Immigration while in Massachusetts as a CDS Lewis Hine Documentary Fellow. She came to the U.S. at age 19, and was amazed at the “magnitude of the immigration phenomenon” here, a subject she explored in Lynn, Massachusetts, where foreign-born residents make up 30 percent of the population, including large Cambodian, Bhutanese, and Iraqi communities. The work includes black-and-white photos, audio oral histories, and an interactive website.

Iraqi girl at the Iraqi Arab Community Association, Lynn Massachusetts, 2012. Photograph by Andrea Patiño Contreras.

Details

Start:
December 1, 2014
End:
April 13, 2015
Website:
http://www.cdsporch.org/archives/23403

Venue

Center for Documentary Studies
1317 W Pettigrew St
Durham, NC 27705 United States
Phone:
(919) 660-3663
Website:
documentarystudies.duke.edu