Rhubarb Rhubarb and Flowers Gallery Present
Obama’s People Exhibition – by Nadav Kander
World Premiere, Birmingham UK
Birmingham Repertory Theatre
1.00pm Friday 15th May 2009
To celebrate President Obamaâ€™s inauguration, the new york times photo director, Kathy Ryan, teamed up with Nadav Kander to photograph the administration of Barack Obama as it was being assembled, 52 photos later, todays leading figures of America have been captured in â€˜Obamaâ€™s Peopleâ€™. Many of the images are life sized and all are showing, in the World Premiere of the Exhibition, at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, from 18 April to 30 August 2009.
Rhonda Wilson, Creative Director of Rhubarb-Rhubarb, Co-Curator of the exhibition, will be talking to Nadav Kander about the story behind his life with photography, the Obama commission, his approach to the shoots, the significance of the show at this time in the world, all those questions being asked about the project, and how it became the exhibition everyone is talking about.
tickets: Â£15/Â£10 concessions