MORE FEAR: THE FINAL CALL
Brooklyn photographers Akintola Hanif and Jamel Shabazz display work depicting the lives of America’s neglected
Exhibition Dates: April 8 - May 4, 2007
Opening Reception: Sunday, April 8, from 3:00PM – 6:00PM
The Gallery at Harriet’s Alter Ego hosts MORE FEAR: The Final Call, a visual diary of the finest and most nadir moments of a people neglected, featuring work by Brooklyn photographers Akintola Hanif and Jamel Shabazz.
The Gallery @ Harriet's Alter Ego
293 Flatbush Ave. Bklyn, NY 11217.
(btw. St. Marks & Prospect Pl.)
Store and Gallery Hours:
Tuesday - Saturday, 12pm to 8pm
Sunday, 12pm to 5pm
About the Artists
Touted as the Gordon Parks of a new generation, Akintola Hanif’s work has been featured in several New York galleries including Eyejammie Fine Arts Gallery and Iandor Fine Arts Gallery. Freedom or Everybody Dies, his first short film, was showcased at the Museum of African American Music and included in the 2006 Black Harvest International Film Festival. Most recently, Hanif participated in ‘3rd Wave’, a group show sponsored by the Brooklyn Arts Council. He currently serves as resident documentarian for YouthBuild Newark.
Jamel Shabazz has been documenting urban life for over 30 years. Shabazz is the author of several books including Back in the Days and A Time Before Crack. He also volunteers with the Rush Arts Philanthropic Foundation and the Studio Museum’s Expanding the Walls project, a workshop focused on teaching youth the connection between photography, history and community.