Alex Harris Presents at PhotoNight on the UNC–Chapel Hill Campus, Monday, February 27

Hong Kong Lounge, Las Vegas, New Mexico, looking north from Richard Lucero's 1972 Buick Centurian, July 1987. Photograph by Alex Harris. Signed posters available at PhotoNight.

Photographer and writer Alex Harris, a CDS founder and professor of the practice of public policy and documentary studies at Duke University, will be this month’s PhotoNight speaker for the UNC–Chapel Hill student chapter of the National Press Photographers Association. PhotoNight events are held around the world, providing an avenue for the enhancement of the photojournalism community and an opportunity for students, professionals, and enthusiasts to come together and share work.

Monday, February 27, 7:45 p.m.
Carroll Hall, Room 33
UNC campus
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Harris’s work is featured in major collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the J. Paul Getty Museum. His latest book, The Idea of Cuba, was selected as one of the best photography books of 2008 in that year’s Photo District News Photo Annual. A forthcoming book on the history of Mobile, Alabama, was written in collaboration with Pulitzer Prize–winner E.O. Wilson.

PhotoNight is free and open to the public.

Signed 15 in. x 13 in. posters of Hong Kong Lounge will be available for fifteen dollars.




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