XXI: Conflicts in a New Century

March 25, 2011 at 2:21 pm


April 15 – June 3, 2011    Oak Cliff Cultural Center

The exhibition XXI: Conflicts in a New Century, co-curated by Charles Dee Mitchell and Cynthia Mulcahy, examines conflicts in the first decadeof the 21st century including wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, Lebanon, Congo, and Ivory Coast through photographs by many of the most notable artists, documentary photographers and photojournalists working today including Americans Stephanie Sinclair, James Nachtwey, Chris Anderson, Jamel Shabazz, Eugene Richards, Christopher Morris, Lori Grinker, Rania Matar and Oak Cliff-based independent photographers Kael Alford and Thorne Anderson; British photographers Lisa Barnard, Tim Hetherington and Gary Knight; Middle East photojournalist Natan Dvir; and African photographers Akintunde Akinleye (Nigeria), Guy Tillim (South Africa) and Fatagoma Silue (Ivory Coast), among others.

Nota Bene: The exhibition will be accompanied by a free public film screening in May of the documentary Restrepo at the newly restored Texas Theatre, located directly next door to the cultural center. A free panel discussion with Oak Cliff-based independent photographers Kael Alford and Thorne Anderson is also scheduled during the run of the exhibition.