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Pandemic: The Unmasking of America

Pompano Beach Cultural Center
Jan 13 - Apr 06
Pandemic: The Unmasking of America

Pandemic: The Unmasking of America by Craig Gordon.

This exhibition is a photo-documentary featuring images with narratives that bears witness to the coronavirus pandemic as it blanketed New York during the spring of 2020.

Gordon spent the initial lockdown period of spring 2020 between rural, upstate New York, and New York City, capturing the images that spoke to the inequities and injustices unmasked by the Covid pandemic. He believes the photographer’s primary job is to act as witness.

“Being a photographer is to communicate witnessed experience that sparks curiosity for the viewer’s inspiration,” said Gordon. “If a picture truly says ‘a thousand words,’ the photographer has a wide palette from which to communicate beyond language.”

Gordon’s primary areas of focus are conceptual (series of photographs based on a connecting thought), documentary (including photojournalism and everyday street life), and portrait photography (creative exploration and appreciation of the human face). He trained in commercial photography at the Germain School of Photography, NYC, 1979-1981.

The Gallery Hours are Monday through Friday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Saturday & Sundays: CLOSED | Open during performance
The exhibitions are free and open to the public.

Opening Reception: Friday, January 13th, 6pm-8pm. Register here.

Artist Talk will be held Saturday January 28th, 1pm at the Pompano Beach Cultural Center.