March 14, 2013

Feeding Cities Photo Exhibition Opening

past event


In conjunction with its international symposium, Feeding Cities: Food Security in a Rapidly Urbanizing World, Penn IUR hosted a photography exhibit which featured images examining various aspects of food security submitted by members of the Penn community spanning students, faculty, staff, and alumni. To open the exhibition, a panel discussion examined photography’s role in social research and explore the line between research and art.

Invited speakers included: Joshua Mosley, Professor and Chair of the Department of Fine Arts, School of Design; Carolyn C. Cannuscio, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center; Laura Zarrow, Project Director of the Wharton Innovation Group; Dr. Anu Vedantham, Director of the Weigle Information Commons at the Penn Libraries; Aaron Levy, founding Executive Director, Slought Foundation; and selected individuals whose photography is included in the exhibition. The exhibition ran from March 7 through March 21, 2013.

This event and the Feeding Cities conference were cosponsored by: The School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Design, School of Arts and Sciences, The Wharton School, Penn Graduate School of Education, Penn School of Medicine, Penn School of Social Policy & Practice, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Penn Nursing Science, Center for Global Women’s Health, The Lauder Institute, Center for Public Health Initiatives, The Center for High Impact Philanthropy, Institute for Environmental Studies


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