Keynote: Louie Palu

Saturday, October 7th

6:30 PM

Louie Palu

Louie Palu

Click! is pleased to partner with The William and Ida Friday Center for continuing education and the UNC School of Media and Journalism to present Louie Palu.

Louie is an award winning documentary photographer and filmmaker who is well known for work which examines social political issues such as human rights, conflict and poverty. He is a 2016 John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellow and is the recipient of numerous honors including awards from Pictures of the Year International, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Grant and an Alexia Foundation Grant. He has covered three wars in the past 10-years including Afghanistan, Mexican drug war and Ukraine. His work has been exhibited and is held in numerous collections including the National Gallery of Art, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery and Museum of Fine Arts Boston. His work has been featured on the BBC, NPR, The New York Times and TIME. 

Saturday, October 7th  @ 6:30 PM

100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill

Left: An Afghan National Police officer who was injured by gunfire sings to birds at an outpost on the front lines in Pashmul. Right: Miners drilling a cross-cut on a ramp with jackleg drills, 1750 foot level, Kerr Mine, Virginiatown, Ontario. From the book Cage Call: Life and Death in the Hard Rock Mining Belt. An in-depth project spanning over 12-years examining communities in one of the richest mining regions in the world located in Northwestern Ontario and Northeastern Quebec in Canada.

100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill